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Clean Power Plan hurts economy by raising energy prices

Trump signed an executive order dismantling the plan his predecessor put into effect in 2015. The Clean Power Plan was meant to reduce CO2 emissions, which many climate scientists say contribute to man-made global warming, from power plants. Attorney General Josh Hawley sees it as a victory for Missouri. Hawley said the˙Clean Power Plan hurt Missouri by installing a massive network of regulations that would have driven energy prices up in Missouri by double digits.
Source: The Missouri Times on 2018 Missouri Senate race , Mar 30, 2017

Dismantle Obama-era network of energy regulations

President Trump signed an executive order dismantling the plan that President Obama put into effect in 2015. The Clean Power Plan was meant to reduce CO2 emissions, which many climate scientists say contribute to man-made global warming, from power plants. Trump's action marked a step back from the environmentally conscious administration of Obama. However, Attorney General Josh Hawley sees it as a victory for Missouri.

Hawley said the Clean Power Plan hurt Missouri by installing a massive network of regulations that would have driven energy prices up in Missouri by double digits. Missouri challenged the regulations in federal court as unconstitutional. "This is a major win for the people of Missouri," Hawley said. "As we have long argued and as legal experts from across the political spectrum have recognized, these regulations are flatly unconstitutional. We fought these job-killing regulations in court and soon they will be gone. Relief is on the way for Missouri families."

Source: The Missouri Times on 2018 Missouri Senate race , Mar 30, 2017

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