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US: EPA announces withdrawal of Clean Power Plan

Environmentalists in the US have slammed the Trump administration for sending the wrong message on climate change.

Environmentalists in the US have slammed the Trump administration for sending the wrong message on climate change.

The Environmental Protection Agency has taken its first step to repeal the Clean Power Plan – Barack Obama’s landmark law aimed at reducing the use of fossil fuels.

Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Chicago.