Pruitt said the rule, enacted in 2015, "was about picking winners and losers".
"Regulatory power should not be used by any regulatory body to pick winners and losers", Pruitt said.
The move by Trump's EPA is "a wholesale retreat from EPA's legal, scientific and moral obligation to address the threats of climate change", said Gina McCarthy, Obama's former EPA administrator.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says the Trump administration will withdraw from Obama-era Clean PowerPlan to slow global warming.
It was not immediately clear if Pruitt would seek to issue a new rule without congressional approval, which Republicans had criticized the Obama administration for doing.
"The Trump Administration's persistent and indefensible denial of climate change - and their continued assault on actions essential to stemming its increasing devastation - is reprehensible, and I will use every available legal tool to fight their unsafe agenda", said Schneiderman, a Democrat.
The documents do not explicitly indicate that the EPA will replace the Clean Power Plan.
Under President Barack Obama, the EPA estimated the Clean Power Plan could prevent 2,700 to 6,600 premature deaths and 140,000 to 150,000 asthma attacks in children. Soon after it was introduced, a number of states challenged the legality of the plan and 29 went so far as to petition the Supreme Court to halt its implementation until a court could review it. Pruitt, who has extensive ties to the oil and gas industries, opposed this particular piece of environmental regulation since his time as attorney general in Oklahoma, where he participated in a lawsuit against it.
The proposal also says the EPA has yet to determine whether it will create an additional rule on the regulation of greenhouse gases. The economy is already changing over to use natural gas, wind, and solar power since these sources are cheaper than coal.
The president announced earlier this year that he will pull the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement.
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A petition was created addressed to Akufo-Addo, demanding better regulation and inspection of existing and proposed facilities. A witness said the fire began at a station that sells liquefied natural gas and spread to a petrol station across the street.
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Hina, Hiten and Puneesh will take stand against their fight while Sapna criticizes Shilpa for annoying Vikas every day. Singling out Zubair, the Dabangg Khan had said, "Aaj tumhe kutta nahi banaa diya to mera naam Salman Khan nahi".
In Europe, Cristiano Ronaldo scored and helped Portugal win an eighth straight game - althought it still could fail to qualify. One of those three teams will face either Syria or Australia for a place in the World Cup.
Storm surge threatened low-lying communities in southeast Louisiana, eastward to the Alabama fishing village of Bayou la Batre. According to the Associated Press , Nate has been responsible for 22 deaths in Central America, mainly due to flooding.
Actress Ashley Judd , as well as former employees and associates, all gave testimonies for the Times investigation. Karlsen said Weinstein's behavior was allowed to go on for so long because of a "culture of fear".
An 0-5 start is a real possibility, as they've made a hard trip cross-country to play the also winless New York Giants on Sunday. NY ranks third-to-last in the league with 3.2 yards per carry, and will be without running back Paul Perkins (ribs) today.
For some reason, with just two games behind each team, a consensus had been formed that Miami was good and Florida State was not. On the ensuing possession, he converted a third-and-10 before being intercepted by Stanford Samuels III two plays later.
But Rajoy assured Catalan leaders that there "is still time " to backtrack and avoid the imposition of direct rule. Moves by Madrid to impose its authority on Catalonia risk sparking further protests or even unrest in the region.
Fournette and Jacksonville's defense were so dominant that quarterback Blake Bortles only attempted one pass in the second half. The game takes place from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania, and has a scheduled start time of 1 p.m.
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Every attack by the Indian players went in vain as they were not able to find their players to complete the attacking passes. The overall strategy that saw the side pack the defense in their own half for much of the contest was a sound one.
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