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“Court Looks at EPA Rule on Cross-State Pollution”

The U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared to be most receptive to the federal government’s argument that the Environmental Protection Agency has broad authority to implement pollution standards that could cost Oklahoma utilities millions of dollars.


The EPA sought to reduce pollution from power plants in 28 states that drifts above states in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Texas led 14 states and industry groups in challenging the rule. Most downwind states support it.

Read more at: journalrecord.com


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