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Trump's 2018 Deregulatory Push Targets CPP, Fracking Rule

Law360, New York (December 14, 2017, 8:41 PM EST) -- Final coffin nails for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan and the Bureau of Land Management's hydraulic fracturing rule are just two of the energy-related deregulatory actions the Trump administration is planning to take in 2018, the White House said on Thursday.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt in October proposed to repeal the CPP, which slashes greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants and was the signature climate change policy enacted by former President Barack Obama. The final version of the repeal will be out...
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