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In a move that EPA administrator Scott Pruitt described as a “pro-growth and pro-environment approach for how we do regulations in this country,” President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to undo a slew of Obama administration climate rules.
As automakers get a break on fuel economy and emissions rules, a study released today says the cost of meeting those standards in 2025 is likely being overstated by as much as 40 percent in current debate.
Commercial airlines can significantly reduce pollution by using biofuels, according to a NASA study that found biofuel-powered jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent.
Facilities that store chemicals will have more time to comply with on-site safety and storage regulations now that the EPA has agreed to delay and review a chemical safety rule enacted by the Obama administration.
President Trump is expected to sign another executive order this week that will try and weaken the Clean Power Plan, which is now in the federal courts and which mandates a 32% cut in carbon dioxide emissions by 2030.