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'Major Step Backward': Twitter Reacts to Supreme Court Decision Limiting EPA Powers

A truck carts coal ash from the Conesville Power Plant in Conesville, Ohio.

A truck carts coal ash from the Conesville Power Plant in Conesville, Ohio.

Photographer: Dane Rhys/Bloomberg
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Immediately following the Supreme Court’s ruling on Thursday that curbed the US Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to reduce emissions from power plants under, politicians, celebrities and experts took to Twitter to express their reactions to the court’s rulings in the past week:

“No challenge poses a greater threat to our future than a changing climate. Every day, we’re feeling the impact of climate change, and today’s Supreme Court decision is a major step backward,” former President Barack Obama tweeted