Analysis

Trump Win Could Moot Cases Over Obama Climate Regs

Law360, New York (November 9, 2016, 8:06 PM EST) -- President-elect Donald J. Trump's victory Tuesday dealt a devastating blow to the controversial Clean Power Plan and other regulations aimed at curbing climate change, and could render what had been closely watched D.C. Circuit challenges to the CPP and other Obama administration rules moot, experts say.

Trump vowed during his campaign to rescind the CPP, the linchpin of President Barack Obama's climate change strategy which slashes carbon emissions from existing power plants by 32 percent from 2005 levels. The rule is currently on hold while its legality is challenged, and the D.C. Circuit is expected to issue a ruling soon....

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