Trump Terminates EPA Regs As Germany's Global Warming Scheme Runs Into Trouble

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE PHOTO: G20 leaders summit in Hamburg

‘A disaster for Germany’s international reputation’

NYT Lashes Out At Trump's Clean Power Plan Repeal, But Leaves Out Important Detail

Energy | Michael Bastasch
NEW YORK - JULY 23: Copies of the New York Times sit for sale in a rack July 23, 2008 in New York City. The New York broadsheet announced it posted an 82 percent decline in second quarter profits as compared to last year. It also announced it would raise its newsstand price 25 cents to a $1.50. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

‘It repudiated the rock-solid scientific consensus’

Even Without The Clean Power Plan, The Coal Industry's Struggles Aren't Over

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Members of United Mine Workers of America hold a rally outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters in Washington October 7, 2014. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘The Obama war on coal is not over by a long shot’

EPA Begins Repeal Of Obama's Climate Plan

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

‘We are committed to righting the wrongs of the Obama administration’

Obama's Climate Agenda 'Has Not Been Fully Dismantled Yet'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former U.S. President Barack Obama attends a discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch - RTX37JKW

‘The elephant in the room’

Anti-Trump AG Vows To Sue EPA For 'Reprehensible' Clean Power Plan Rollback

Energy | Chris White
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announces the filing of a multistate lawsuit to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients at a press conference at John Jay College in New York City, U.S., September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Penney

‘I will use every available legal tool to fight their dangerous agenda’

EPA Threatened With Lawsuits Over Repealing Obama's Global Warming Rule

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Protesters carry signs during the Peoples Climate March at the White House in Washington

‘The courts are going to look at this very, very hard’

IT'S OFFICIAL

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks during an interview for Reuters

It begins

Let's Talk About The 'Fuzzy Math' Behind Obama's Climate Plan

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former U.S. President Barack Obama attends a discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch - RTX37JKW

Obama’s math may be worse

Leaked Docs Lay Out EPA's Plans For Repealing Obama's Signature Global Warming Rule

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), speaks to employees of the agency in Washington, U.S., February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘The Obama administration pushed the bounds of their authority’

Trump Will Soon Unveil His Own 'Global Warming' Policy -- Here's What That Might Look Like

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks during an interview for Reuters at his office in Washington, U.S., July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘We have been working on a CPP repeal rule from day one’

Report: Trump's EPA Submits Official Plan To Eliminate Obama's Clean Power Plan

Energy | Chris White
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks during an interview for Reuters at his office in Washington, U.S., July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

EPA’s process to replace the rule could take several years

Trump's EPA Forges Partnership With Industry To Find Pro-Business Climate Regs

Business | Chris White
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt takes questions about the Trump administration's withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris climate accords during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Better environmental outcomes’

Pennsylvania's Coal Production Is Up 20 Percent Since Obama Left Office

Energy | Chris White
A dirty coalminer displays a lump of coal as a power and energy source. Shutterstock/Joe Belanger

National coal production has also seen a dramatic uptick

Federal Court Gives Trump Opportunity To Finally Repeal Obama's Clean Power Plan

Energy | Chris White
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a Department of Veterans Affairs Telehealth event at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTS1A9VN

‘Postpone application of the Clean Power Plan indefinitely ‘

4 Big Things The Media Missed In Trump's Energy Agenda This Week

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an announcement on immigration reform accompanied by Senator Tom Cotton and Senator David Perdue, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, U.S.

This is a must read

Trump To Abolish Obama's Green Legacy By Boosting Coal And Nuclear Projects

Energy | Andrew Follett
ASTON, PA - SEPTEMBER 22, 2016: Donald Trump giving the thumbs up gesture as he delivers a campaign speech at Sun Center Studios. (Shutterstock/Evan El-Amin)

‘We will begin to revive and expand our nuclear energy sector’

White House, Unions Brainstorm Clean Power Plan Replacement

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Members of United Mine Workers of America hold a rally outside the U.S. EPA headquarters in Washington in October 2014. The coal industry is expected to suffer another tumultuous year as natural gas prices and tighter federal pollution rules make it harder for coal to compete. (Reuters)

‘Minimize cost’

Energy CEOs Want Trump To 'Repeal And Replace' Another Obama-Era Policy

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) listens to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after announcing his decision that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Pruitt didn’t seem too receptive

Study Published That Could Undermine Decades Of EPA Regulation, Science

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE PHOTO - A coal-burning power plant can be seen behind a factory in the city of Baotou, in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

Did they just debunk EPA?