EPA Coal Pollution Rule Struck Down in Court

In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the rule targeting emissions from coal-fired power plants "exceeds the agency's statutory authority" by requiring some states to clean up more than their fair share of pollution. For a list of the coal-fired power plants that could have closed as a result of these regulations, click here.
August 22, 2012
 

In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the rule targeting emissions from coal-fired power plants "exceeds the agency's statutory authority" by requiring some states to clean up more than their fair share of pollution. For a list of the coal-fired power plants that could have closed as a result of these regulations, click here.

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