Senate Democrats say McConnell 'staying behind' on climate rules

Senate Democrats say McConnell ‘staying behind’ on climate rules

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Senate Democrats are fighting back against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s ploy to get governors to opt out of the EPA’s climate rules for power plants, by telling them how his home state of Kentucky is acting to address climate change.

In a letter to all 50 governors, the Democrats—including Massachusetts’ Elizabeth Warren—say that states should not listen to the Kentucky Republican, who has called on states to wait for legal challenges to play out before submitting plans to comply with the emissions reduction rules.

Senate Democrats say McConnell ‘staying behind’ on climate rules

-National Journal 4/14/2015

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