EPA chief Scott Pruitt announces withdrawal of clean power plan

The Trump administration is taking aim at yet another Obama-era climate change initiative. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says rules limiting pollution from power plants are to be scrapped.

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    The Trump administration is taking aim at yet another Obama-era climate change initiative.

    The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says rules limiting pollution from power plants are to be scrapped.

    But plans are already under way to force officials to overturn the decision.

    Al Jazeera's Diane Eastabrook reports from Washington, DC.


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