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Trump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry lobbyist, signed a replacement rule that gives states leeway in […]

Convert old vehicles into EVs is the answer to check pollution

The Supreme Court recently banned plying of 15-year-old petrol and 10-year-old diesel vehicles in the National Capital Region (NCR) to check “very critical” level of pollution, upholding the earlier verdict of National Green Tribunal. This was generally welcomed by vehicle manufacturers as it provided yet another opportunity to improve their sales. But this has opened […]