High Court To Weigh EPA's Cross-State Emissions Rule

Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 12:07 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it will hear the government's appeal of a D.C. Circuit decision striking down a federal cross-state air pollution rule that forced states to reduce emissions from power plants that travel across borders.

The D.C. Circuit vacated the rule in August finding that the EPA ran afoul of the Clean Air Act by forcing states to reduce more pollution than necessary and denying states the opportunity to set up their own plans, but the EPA claimed it acted within its...
To view the full article, register now.