The Clean Power Plan is an Obama administration policy aimed at combating anthropogenic climate change that was first proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency in June 2014.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency is an agency of the Federal government of the United States which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
Global warming and climate change are terms for the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects.
Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time.
President Obama on America's Clean Power Plan by The Obama White House
It is widely expected to be eliminated under President Donald Trump, who signed an executive order on March 28, 2017 mandating the EPA to review the plan.
United States presidents issue executive orders to help officers and agencies of the executive branch manage the operations within the federal government itself.
Donald John Trump is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States.
President Obama Announces the Clean Power Plan by The Obama White House
The 460-page rule titled "Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units" was published in the Federal Register on October 23, 2015.
The Federal Register, abbreviated FR or sometimes Fed.
The Obama administration designed the plan to lower the carbon dioxide emitted by power generators.
Carbon dioxide is a colorless and odorless gas vital to life on Earth.