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By SHANNEN TALBOT
Staff Reporter 

New coal regulations not worth the risk

Write to the Point

 

August 30, 2018



Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency released the details of its new plan to roll back federal pollution restrictions on coal-burning power plants in an attempt to buoy the languishing coal industry and replace stricter Obama-era regulations.

The Trump administration’s new energy proposal, called the Affordable Clean Energy rule, is intended to replace Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which would have phased out most coal-fired power plants by 2030. In contrast, the Affordable Clean Energy rule would shift power plant regulation to individual states and eliminate several government...



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