The Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant is silhouetted against the morning sun in Glenrock, Wyoming, on July 27, 2018. A coalition of 21 Democratic-led states has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, says the new rule violates the federal Clean Air Act because it does not meaningfully replace power plants’ greenhouse gas emissions. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

The Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant is silhouetted against the morning sun in Glenrock, Wyoming, on July 27, 2018. A coalition of 21 Democratic-led states has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, says the new rule violates the federal Clean Air Act because it does not meaningfully replace power plants’ greenhouse gas emissions. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

21 states sue Trump administration over new coal rules

In June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency eliminated the agency’s Clean Power Plan.

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