Policy & Regulation

US officials say EPA guidance is misleading

A number of officials have said that guidance from the United States Environmental Protection Agency is misleading.
By Staff reporter 1 September 2017 0 27418

Fourteen Democratic attorney generals and officials from six cities and countries in the state of Washington have said that guidance from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is misleading, Reuters has reported.

EPA head Scott Pruitt sent a letter to states in March saying they need not comply with the Clean Power Plan (CPP), which was introduced by former US President Barack Obama with the aim of reducing carbon emissions from power plants. The CPP never took effect because the Supreme Court put the...