24 States Ask Incoming Trump Admin to Dump CPP on ‘Day One’

We’ve written plenty about President Obama’s so-called Clean Power Plan (CPP), introduced last summer, a plan to force electric generators to convert to using more “renewable” sources of energy–and less fossil fuels (see Obama Stabs Natural Gas Electric Plants in Clean Power Plan). The CPP outright assassinates coal powered generation, and wounds (but doesn’t kill) natural gas. It is Obama’s attempt at picking winners and losers in who and how we get our energy. Earlier this year 29 states and state agencies, including Ohio and West Virgina, filed an application with the U.S. Supreme Court seeking an immediate stay of the CPP (see 29 States Ask Supreme Court to Stop Obama Clean Power Plan ASAP). In a shock decision, the Supreme Court did just that. In September, the enormously complex CPP got its day in court–in the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (see Obama’s Disastrous Clean Power Plan Goes to Court Today). Last week the attorneys general from 24 of the states opposed to the CPP wrote a letter to President-Elect Trump, RINO Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel and RINO House Speaker Paul Ryan. The letter (copy below) asks Trump to dump the CPP with an Executive Order on Day One when he takes office, and asks Congress to adopt legislation to prevent the EPA from such an egregious overreach ever again…

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