Environmental Protection Agency Replaces Obama-Era Rules To Benefit Coal | Here & Now

August 21, 2018 The Environmental Protection Agency announced its plan to roll back an Obama-era plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions. The new rules instead loosen restrictions on coal-fired plants and allow states more autonomy to set their own climate policies.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson takes a closer look with NPR energy and environment editor Jennifer Ludden (@JenniferLudden).

This segment aired on August 21, 2018.

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