EPA To Push Against State Air Rules After High Court Denial

Law360, New York (October 08, 2013, 6:36 PM ET) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court refusing to review a ruling that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has the last word on emissions limits for starting or shutting down power plants, experts say the agency will be more confident in its plans to stop plants from skirting the limits, as well as its ability to second-guess states' air pollution rules.

The high court denied Luminant Generation LLC's petition challenging the EPA's rejection of an exception to emissions limits during planned startup, shutdown and maintenance, or SSM, periods...
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