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Apple voices opposition to Clean Power Plan repeal

Apple voices opposition to Clean Power Plan repeal
From TechCrunch - April 6, 2018

The Clean Power Plan is shaping up to be the latest Obama-era legislation on the Trump administration chopping block. In fact, Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt has been quite open in his intentions to kill the plan focused on cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

Apple is among the firstbut likely not the lastof companies to voice opposition to the matter. This week, the company filed a statement with the EPA noting concerns over the potential fallout from rolling back the policy. The note cites both environmental and, likely more importantly in the eyes of the administration, financial consequences.

As the company notes, its already made major investments in clean energy, pushing toward 100-percent renewable energy in the US and making similar promises for its work abroad. Its easy to see how a reversal of a key climate focused initiative would have adverse effects on Apples bottom line, in addition to all of the clear negative impact on the, you know, environment.

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