EPA to Begin Repealing Obama-Era Clean Power Plan

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said he will sign a proposed rule Tuesday “to withdraw the so-called Clean Power Plan of the past administration,” but his announcement immediately drew fire from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman who said he will sue the Trump Administration over the move.

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Journalist Once Called a ‘FOIA Terrorist’ Sees Uptick in Government Secrecy

Jason Leopold knows a thing or two about the Freedom of Information Act. Buzzfeed’s senior investigative journalist currently has about 2,000 outstanding FOIA requests with federal agencies — 150 of them submitted this year alone. He says that while he found the penchant for government secrecy to be “really bad” under the Obama administration, things have gotten worse since President Donald Trump took office.

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