Ga. Latest To Blast EPA Over Air Pollution Rule

Law360, New York (October 6, 2011, 7:50 PM EDT) -- Georgia on Thursday became the latest state to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in an effort to block a controversial air pollution rule curbing power plant emissions, on the same day the agency announced it was relaxing some of the rule's conditions.

Georgia filed a petition with the D.C. Circuit to review the EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, which aims to protect downwind states from sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions and to generally improve air quality throughout the eastern U.S. The rule was enacted...
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