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Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forward

In this July 1, 2013 file photo, smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal burning power plant in Colstrip, MT. The Trump Administration is advancing its plan to replace the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts against global warming with a new rule expected to be more friendly to the coal industry. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)

The Associated Press

The Trump administration is advancing a proposal that would replace President Barack Obama’s principal attempt to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions with a new rule expected to go easier on the ailing coal industry. The Environmental Protection Agency disclosed Tuesday that it sent the new rule to the White House for review.