Pruitt axes Clean Power Plan, asks industry to shape replacement | Utility Dive
Source: Pruitt axes Clean Power Plan, asks industry to shape replacement | Utility Dive
Pruitt, who challenged the CPP during his tenure as Oklahoma’s Attorney General, formally moved to rescind the regulatory package on Tuesday, saying the Obama EPA had overstepped its bounds.
“The Obama administration pushed the bounds of their authority so far with the CPP that the Supreme Court issued a historic stay of the rule, preventing its devastating effects to be imposed on the American people while the rule is being challenged in court,” Pruitt said in signing the rule. “We are committed to righting the wrongs of the Obama administration by cleaning the regulatory slate.”
Pruitt’s agency did not propose a replacement for the CPP, instead asking industry to help shape