Exclusive–Trump’s EPA Transition Chair Myron Ebell: ‘Scrapping’ Clean Power Plan ‘Key Part of Deregulatory Agenda’

Breitbart covers the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan.

Myron Ebell, the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s (CEI) director of Energy and Environment programs and the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) transition chair, released an exclusive statement to Breitbart News.

Ebell argued that eliminating the Obama-era EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) serves as a crucial part of “Trump’s deregulatory agenda.”

Breitbart News revealed on Friday that the EPA will repeal the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, a signature climate change regulation spawned during the Obama administration.

Ebell lobbied for drastic cuts at the EPA while serving as EPA transition chair. He argued that the EPA should cut at least half of its workforce. Ebell said, “Let’s aim for half and see how it works out, and then maybe we’ll want to go further.”

Read the full article at Breitbart.