EPA Revises Effort To Reduce East Coast Smog

Law360, New York (July 6, 2010, 1:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency unveiled Tuesday a revised version of the 2005 Clean Air Interstate Rule, aiming to cut smog-creating sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions drifting across state lines from power plants in the eastern U.S. by as much as 71 percent by 2014.

The proposal seeks to improve on and replace CAIR, pursuant to a 2008 decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that remanded the rule after finding “more than several fatal flaws” with the treatment...
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