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President Obama Announces Clean Power Plan in Speech Today

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President Obama announced his Clean Power Plan in a speech today. The president said several times during his speech: “We are the first generation to feel the effects of climate change, and the last one to be able to do anything about it.” The New York Times called the plan “the strongest action ever taken in the United States to combat climate change”. The Washington Post points out that taking the Clean Power Plan this far has been an uphill political battle, and that it may face legal challenges in the future. Continue reading