10th Circ. Blocks EPA's Haze Pollution Rules In Okla.

Law360, New York (June 25, 2012, 7:03 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit on Friday prevented the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from implementing a rule to eliminate haze-causing pollution in Oklahoma, issuing a stay on the agency’s efforts to regulate sulfur dioxide emissions at two coal-fired power plants pending further review.

In agreeing to temporarily halt the EPA from moving forward on the regulations, the Tenth Circuit responded to a request from the Oklahoma attorney general asking for a review of the EPA's final rule. The ruling means that the EPA cannot act to cut emissions...
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