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California sets for war with Trump over environment

LOS ANGELES: California, one of the most progressive in the US on climate issues, is heading toward a legal showdown with the Trump administration over its environmental policies. The battle is shaping up as President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday rolling back key Obama-era measures to combat climate change. Trump insists the order will benefit American workers, notably coal miners. But the measure has environmental groups and officials in California -- which has led the fight to curb climate…