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EPA Administrator Signing New Rule that Ends Obama-era Clean Power Plan

That plan was intended to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants

NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota’s coal industry is getting a boost from the EPA. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says he will sign a new rule that will end the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. That plan was intended to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. Senator John Hoeven said the costly regulations unfairly targeted North Dakota and required a 45…