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Trump chooses coal over climate change with executive order

Trump chooses coal over climate change with executive order

Samuel De Leon

April 4, 2017

In the face of a struggling coal industry, Donald Trump signed an executive order deadset to withdraw from and rewrite the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The CPP is the result of the United States’ promise by former President Obama to cut emissions by 26 percent  from 2005 in the next 10 years.The CPP was set to...