Coal groups and almost half of US states sued EPA for rules on cutting power plant pollution, as congressmen prepare to overturn crux of climate change plan

Twenty-four states have filed lawsuits against Barack Obama’s rules for cutting carbon pollution from power plants, the first wave of a much-anticipated legal and political onslaught against his climate change plan.

The challenge filed on Friday asked a federal court in Washington DC, to strike down the power plant rules, thus gutting the heart of Obama’s climate plan.

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Source: Guardian Environment