Obama Administration reveals toughest rules yet against climate change

Obama Administration reveals toughest rules yet against climate change

Last year, the Obama Administration unveiled its plan to curb climate change with some of the stiffest environmental regulations yet. Tomorrow, President Obama will reveal the final rules, with targets that are even more aggressive than the draft regulations.

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The new regulations focus on limiting carbon pollution from power plants across America. Specifically, the 600-plus coal-fired power plants across the country are targeted by the regulations — it’s said that the new policies will shut down hundreds of such plants, which are among the largest producers of greenhouse gases. The regulations are also designed to halt the production of new coal power plants, and will encourage the development power plants based on renewable sources.

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