Obama outlines climate plan

Obama outlines climate plan
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 8:33am

President Obama presents a sweeping new plan to address climate change.

(NBC News) President Obama ordered sweeping changes Tuesday designed to reduce pollution and make the country less dependent on fossil fuels, and he's bypassing Congress to implement those changes.

The coal industry and other industries that burn the fossil fuel will be affected the most by President Obama's order to restrict carbon pollution.

He's instructed the Environmental Protection Agency to clamp down on power plant emissions and directed the Interior Department to permit new wind, solar and other renewable energy projects on public lands.

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