Source: The Hill September 9/15/17 By: Timothy Cama
The Trump administration is planning to pursue a less ambitious , more industry friendly climate change rule for coal-fired power plants as it works to scrap the one written under former President Barack Obama.
Multiple sources familiar with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plans say that as soon as next month, the EPA could put out a preliminary proposal for a rule to replace the Clean Power Plan.
Read more about the implications of the EPA Clean Power Plan’s potential impact on Colstrip by reviewing the U of M Bureau of Business and Economic Research’s study here.
President Obama’s Clean Power Plan would have a devastating effect on Montana’s coal industry. Governor Bullock has established an Advisory Council to develop a recommendation for how Montana should deal with the CPP. To view the full text of his executive order, click here. The members of his advisory council can be found on Governor