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Yarmuth joins amicus brief in support of Clean Power Plan

10/10/2017 04:19 PM

While many in Kentucky’s federal delegation are applauding the move to end the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth is joining the fight to keep the Environmental Protection Agency rule. Yarmuth, D-Louisville, joined an amicus curiae brief on Tuesday in support of the Clean Power Plan, which sought to reduce carbon emissions 30 percent by the year 2030. The rule is aimed at curbing climate change, and touted as a measure to prevent 90,000 childhood asthma attacks over... Read more 

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