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Nick Rahall

Big power-plant pollution cuts are ordered – Global Warming?

 In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office. The 645-page plan,

Obama suggests his upcoming rule on coal plants will avert long-term health crisis

President Obama on Saturday tried to bolster public support for new rules his administration will announce next week on coal-firing power plants, arguing their carbon emissions are a national health crisis – beyond hurting the economy and causing global warming. “We don’t have to choose between the health of our economy and the health of