States, DC Prepare For CAIR Amid Uncertainties

Law360, New York (December 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The District of Columbia and 28 states will begin implementing a new federal rule Jan. 1 designed to cut sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions from power plants, but uncertainty abounds as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency prepares to go back to the drawing board and make changes.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down the Clean Air Interstate Rule this July, but last week it changed its mind and allowed the rule to stay in place temporarily while the EPA...
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