Pending Pollution Regs Weaken Need For New Cross-State Rule

Law360, New York (September 26, 2012, 9:48 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit's recent rejection of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule limiting interstate air pollution sent the agency back to the drawing board to write a replacement, but experts say other forthcoming air quality regulations could achieve some of the same results.

The appeals court in August struck down the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule and ordered the EPA to come up with an alternative that curbs emissions without forcing states to reduce more pollution than necessary or denying them the opportunity to propose their own...
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