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Next Administration Must Look Beyond Power Rule Redo, McCarthy Says

March 1, 2018, 11:39 PM

Redoing Obama-era power sector carbon controls won’t be enough once a new administration friendly to climate policy comes to power, former Obama EPA head Gina McCarthy said March 1.

“I would be disappointed if the only thing another administration that wants to do good things takes up is simply saying, ‘Let’s redo the Clean Power Plan,’” McCarthy told reporters on the sidelines of the Climate Leadership Conference in Denver. “I think the the Clean Power Plan was great, but by the time there is a new administration, it will be already well surpassed by where the real world is.”

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