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by Julia Pyper
December 04, 2015

On the heels of President Obama’s rousing speech at the United Nations climate talks in Paris, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a set of bills this week to overturn historic regulations on the power sector at the core of the president’s climate plan.

On Tuesday, the House voted to repeal the EPA Clean Power Plan, which regulates greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants, and to throw out an EPA rule governing new power plants. The Senate has already passed similar legislation.

The White House has vowed...