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|August 24, 2019|
Repeal of Clean Power Plan comes under attack
SACRAMENTO - (INT) - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Governor Gavin Newsom, and Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the Trump Administrationís repeal of the Clean Power Plan.
A coalition of 22 states, the District of Columbia, and six local governments also targets a replacement rule, the so-called Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule.
Becerra contends the ACE Rule, a substitute finalized in June, does nothing to reduce carbon dioxide emissions or to promote clean energy generation.
Story Date: August 18, 2019