US Senate Votes to Block EPA’s Clean Power Plan

CNS News references Chris Horner on Congress' role in the Clean Power Plan and Paris climate talks.

The Senate’s rebuke of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan came just weeks before members of the Obama administration are scheduled to attend a major United Nations' climate change summit in Paris starting later this month and adopt policies a future president would have to implement.

Proponents of the resolutions say that even though Obama has threatened to veto them, their passage will make it much more difficult for the administration to negotiate a binding agreement in Paris.

“The entire deal is blown if Congress first votes down the CPP rules – the key component of Obama’s planned promise in Paris – under the Congressional Review Act (CRA),” predicted Chris Horner, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI).

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