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Clean Power Plan Repeal Proposal Coming This Fall, EPA Says

Sept. 7, 2017, 8:36 PM

The long-awaited proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan is coming this fall, according to the EPA.

Once released, the proposal would kick off the Environmental Protection Agency’s process to undo the controversial Obama administration regulation, which set greenhouse gas standards for existing power plants.

In a Sept. 7 court filing the EPA said it “inadvertently classified” its proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan as a “long-term action” in the most recent regulatory agenda. Now the EPA says it “expects to sign a proposed rule” this fall (West Virginia v. EPA, D.C. Cir., No. 15-1363, status report filed 9/7/17