The agreement had set reduction targets for carbon emissions for 196 signatory countries.
In June, Trump announced that the US would pull out of the Paris Accord, an global agreement that set a limit on greenhouse gas emissions. That ruling is the foundation behind President Obama's Clean Power Plan.
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"As you can imagine, there haven't been many smiling faces in southeast Kentucky", McConnell said.
A 2015 analysis found the combined health and climate benefits of the plan totalled $33 billion a year.
"Nearly 50 USA cities have now committed to be powered entirely with clean energy as more and more communities see the tangible, local benefits of clean and renewable sources of energy", she said in a statement.
But Jim Matheson, chief executive of National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, one of the utility groups that challenged the Obama-era rule, said rescinding the regulation would provide his members with the flexibility to use their existing plants to provide "reliable, affordable power" to local customers. "And that is wrong". Allen, who recently retired from the Armstrong Coal Co.in Kentucky, has been critical of the Clean Power Plan, claiming in 2014 that it would have "a devastating impact on America's economy" and "slam the door shut on an already reeling coal industry". States with a lot of coal, for instance, have less stringent requirements.
Many coal plants closed down and thousands of miners lost their jobs.
The 43-page proposal, which will be filed in the Federal Register on October 10, abandons all mention of the health benefits of curbing carbon emissions and focuses on the fiscal advantages of repealing it.
The company also plans to continue increasing wind and solar power options as well. Under the plan, gas would have been the leading source of electricity in the U.S.
Environmental groups of every stripe, though, railed against the decision.
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