EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) has been on quite the roller coaster ride since it was first announced in June 2014. The agency’s sweeping attempt to transform America’s electricity sector was the centerpiece of President Obama’s domestic policy legacy and is now one of the prime targets of President Trump’s ambitious regulatory reform agenda. Add in massive, complex litigation highlighted by an unprecedented Supreme Court stay in February 2016, and it’s difficult to think of a regulatory issue that has sustained such a high profile for such a long time. It ain’t over yet.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement today regarding EPA’s formal action proposing repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP):