N.C. Wants Court To Move Faster On EPA Suit

Law360, New York (August 12, 2008, 12:00 AM ET) -- The state of North Carolina on Friday asked a federal appeals court to speed up the proceedings on a lawsuit the state filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency meant to get federal regulators to slash the pollution produced by coal-fired power plants in 13 Eastern and Midwestern states.

North Carolina and two environmental groups, the Sierra Club and Environment North Carolina, asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia for an immediate hearing on the question of whether the EPA has the...
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