Supreme Court agrees to review EPA Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

Dow Jones reports:

The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it would consider the Environmental Protection Agency’s bid to save a clean-air regulation that limited power-plant emissions blowing across state lines.

A federal appeals court in Washington invalidated the EPA’s effort last year, handing a significant defeat to the Obama administration’s regulatory approach. The regulation required cuts in emissions of nitrogen oxide and sulfur dioxide, both associated with higher rates of heart attacks and respiratory illnesses.

Read more…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.