EPA Seeks Rehearing On Interstate Transmission Rule

Law360, New York (September 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is asking an appellate court to reconsider a decision vacating a rule that addresses the interstate transmission of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions, which the EPA has found causes health problems in downwind states.

On Wednesday, the EPA petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, requesting an en banc or panel hearing and arguing that the court had threatened the public health in 29 eastern states when it vacated the Clean Air Interstate Rule....
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