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SAN FRANCISCO  | California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

SAN FRANCISCO  — California and 14 other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks. The July 6 decision by the Trump EPA was illegal and could put thousands of additional highly polluting trucks on the roads, the states and the … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO  | California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

DENVER | US coal ash pollution rules eased after industry balks

DENVER — The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama. Environmental Protection Agency acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Wednesday the changes will save utilities roughly $30 million annually. Documents show most … Continue reading DENVER | US coal ash pollution rules eased after industry balks