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U.S. President Donald Trump (L) listens to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after announcing his decision that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - HP1ED611KN41S

How the Trump administration justifies repealing the Clean Power Plan

Nathan Hultman, nonresident senior fellow in Global Economy and Development studies, explains the legal, moral, and technical justifications that the Trump administration provided in defense of the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to initiate the repeal of the Clean Power Plan. He also discusses the actions that states and other actors can take after the Clean Power Plan is rescinded.

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