Trump Executive Order on Clean Power Plan Coming Soon


President Trump is expected to sign a far-reaching executive order this afternoon to review regulations affecting the coal and oil industries in a move that will also roll back major environmental regulations from the Obama administration.

This includes the Clean Power Plan, a signature regulation from President Obama to curb carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants. The order also will lift a moratorium on federal coal leasing and review federal regulations on methane emissions from the oil and gas industry.

As the day goes on in anticipation of the order, here is what’s being said, including some tweets from our staff on the climate beat.

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And here's some advice from the reporting ranks about covering the news today from Andrew Childers.

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