OBAMA’S CLIMATE CHANGE legacy will be the subject of debate long after he leaves office in January 2017. But for those working in the U.S. fossil fuel industry, the verdict is already in.
Boilermakers play role in legal challenge to halt EPA monstrosity
Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court took the unprecedented step of issuing a stay against President Obama’s massive Clean Power Plan. The court determined that states should not be compelled to pay the exorbitant costs imposed by the plan until a federal court determines its legality.
Railing against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) doesn’t mean that Luke Voigt, business manager for Boilermakers Local 647, doesn’t have a viable option.
The Liberal government sure is talking the talk about the overarching challenge of climate change. The question for Canadians is what the consequences will be once it starts walking the walk.