Trump’s EPA Plans To Ease Carbon Emissions Rule For New Coal Plants : NPR

The Trump administration plans to eliminate an Obama-era requirement that new coal-fired power plants have expensive technology to capture carbon dioxide emissions.

This latest administration effort to boost fossil fuel industries comes as leaders from nearly 200 countries are meeting in Poland to discuss how to keep greenhouse gasses out of the atmosphere. And amid reports that CO2 emissions are rising again, as well as the administration’s own report that climate change is causing more severe weather more frequently and could eventually hurt the U.S. economy.

Source: Trump’s EPA Plans To Ease Carbon Emissions Rule For New Coal Plants : NPR

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