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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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  • Texas, W.Va. AGs ask EPA to halt spending on Clean Power Plan

    CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton recently sent a letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency to stop spending federal tax dollars to comply with the halted Power Plan.

  • Morrisey: States have no legal obligation to comply with halted Clean Power Plan

    The attorney general, joined by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, sent a letter Friday to two groups representing state environmental and utility regulators across the nation, pointing to the U.S. Supreme Court’s stay of the EPA’s new rule earlier this week.

  • U.S. SC sides with states, halts EPA’s Clean Power Plan

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton hailed the high court’s decision to stay the agency’s new rule, calling it a “major victory” for Americans. The White House disagreed with the court’s order, but said it is confident the agency will prevail in the court challenge.

  • AGs want U.S. SC to stay EPA’s Clean Power Plan

    CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, along with officials from 30 other states and state agencies, are now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to put the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan on hold.

  • Morrisey, Texas AG urge feds before climate summit

    CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, together with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, is calling upon U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to fully acknowledge the legal limits faced by President Obama’s environmental agenda as the secretary negotiates at the upcoming United Nations summit on climate change, also known as Paris 2015 and COP21.