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“Air Pollution: 4 Trump Rules Likely Early Targets for Biden EPA”

“Incoming leaders of the EPA air office will face a consequential choice: Which Trump administration rollbacks will they undo first?

Given that rule-cutting was the heart of President Trump's agenda, the targets are many.

Adding to the urgency of the task for President-elect Joe Biden's team is his professed desire to speed ahead with economywide cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.

On day one of the Biden administration, EPA's Office of Air and Radiation is supposed to marshal a team to achieve “significant” carbon reductions from the electricity industry through a revised and updated version of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, a group that included Biden transition advisers and climate experts wrote in a newly released memo.”

Sean Reilly and Maxine Joselow report for E&E News November 12, 2020.