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by Julia Pyper
August 05, 2016

This past week marked the one-year anniversary of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan -- an ambitious plan to cut carbon pollution from new and existing power plants by 30 percent by 2030.

The plan has been stayed by the courts as 27 states sue to block it. Nonetheless, many states are making arrangements to comply, including some of the states participating in the lawsuit. The New York Times reports that state officials are making a political calculation: “If Hillary Clinton is elected president and appoints a new Supreme Court...