Trump's clean energy plan lowers costs for all Americans: EPA's Andrew Wheeler
23 August, 2018, 01:47 | Author: Sam Montgomery
"A coal plant that operates more efficiently may be called upon to run more hours, increasing the total amount of Carbon dioxide emitted overall", Lissa Lynch, an attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council, said in a statement.
The EPA said it "empowers states, promotes energy independence, and facilitates economic growth and job creation". "The era of top-down, one-size-fits-all federal mandates is over", Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler wrote in an op-ed in the Pittsburg Post-Gazette.
Trump has already vowed to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement as he pushes to revive the coal industry.
Environmentalists and other opponents said they expect legal challenges, arguing the Trump administration is abdicating its responsibilities under the Clean Air Act as set by Congress and the courts. In contrast, the Clean Power Plan would have been well on its way by now toward its goals of saving lives, driving the growth of affordable clean energy like wind and solar, and meeting America's global commitments to fight climate change.
"The Clean Power Plan would have reduced particle pollution along with the Carbon dioxide benefits by 25 percent by 2030". "We love clean, beautiful West Virginia coal", he said, extolling the combustible mineral's superiority to less "indestructible" alternatives like windmills, gas, and solar energy. "Climate change is real", McCarthy said in a statement.
The proposal lays out several possible pathways that individual states might use for regulating coal-fired power plants, and what the consequences would be for pollution and human health in each case.
The proposed rule will result in at least 12 times more carbon dioxide ending up in the atmosphere than if the Clean Power Plan was implemented according to the EPA's own analysis. Downwind states, Howarth said in a statement, are particularly vulnerable to the choices of their upwind counterparts, who determine their air quality: Pollution levels in NY, for example, could be determined by decision made in Pennsylvania, or Ohio.
Despite Trump's support for coal plants, they continue to shut down.
Trump, who has scheduled a rally on Tuesday in coal-producing state West Virginia, has vowed to end what he termed "the war on coal" and boost domestic fossil fuels production.
"The President and the Environmental Protection Agency have restored - through the "Affordable Clean Energy" rule - the rule of law, returned power to the states and added needed certainty to our energy industry - both our regulators and consumers".
The new EPA policy has no national emissions reduction target and barely mentions climate change. The new plan would give utilities and states more flexibility in achieving emissions reductions, but critics say it could harm public health.
Scientists said that without extensive study they can not directly link a single weather event to climate change, but climate change is responsible for more intense and more frequent extreme events such as storms, droughts, floods and wildfires.
In a statement, Republican Sen.
The Obama-era plan was created to scale back greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change. In fact, it is exactly what Trump and Wheeler's fossil fuel friends want, especially since they are losing money as the USA economy continues to rapidly move away from fossil fuels and toward cleaner, cheaper competitors like solar and wind.
Wehrum said that because of the shifting energy landscape, he expected emissions to fall at a rate "roughly comparable" to the goals outlined under the Obama-era plan, which called for a 26 percent cut in greenhouse gases from power plants by 2025, compared to 2005 levels.
The Supreme Court put the plan on hold in 2016 following a legal challenge by industry and coal-friendly states, an order that remains in effect.
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