USA-Canada – Jesuit Conference Office of Justice and Ecology Issues Statement on EPA Affordable Clean Energy Rule

In light of Trump administration Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcement that the Clean Power Plan (CPP), an Obama administration policy aimed at combating climate change, will be replaced by the new and significantly weaker Affordable Clean Energy Rule, the Jesuit Conference Office of Justice and Ecology has released the statement. The Clean Power Plan was enacted in 2015. On March 28, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order mandating EPA review of the rule. In October of 2017, the EPA announced plans to end the CPP. Read more…