States Aim To Overturn EPA Mercury Rule

Law360, New York (December 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Fourteen states, public health groups and environmental advocates are calling for an appeals court to strike down a rule by the Environmental Protection Agency that delisted mercury as a hazardous air pollutant.

On Thursday, the group warned that the EPA’s Clean Air Mercury Rule was failing to prevent mercury pollution under a weak cap-and trade program and urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to force the EPA to once again require coal- and oil-fired power plants to cut down on their...
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