On the 2020 presidential campaign trail, Democratic candidates have addressed the issue by making job creation a key part of their climate change plans.
By Daniel Bush
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency eliminated the Obama-era Clean Power Plan and replaced it with a new rule that gives states more leeway in deciding required upgrades for coal-fired power plants.
By Don Thompson, Adam Beam, Associated Press
The Trump administration is partially rolling back an Obama-era rule on mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants, saying the health benefits of restricting mercury, which causes birth defects, brain damage and learning disabilities, are outweighed by the regulation's cost. The…
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