Ariz. AG Challenges EPA's Haze Plan In 9th Circ.

Law360, Los Angeles (February 4, 2013, 6:09 PM EST) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, on behalf of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, urged the Ninth Circuit on Thursday to review and overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to impose new haze restrictions that could cost ADEQ up to $1 billion.

Thursday’s legal appeal challenges the EPA’s new controls on nitrogen oxide emissions at three power plants, saying the plan is part of a scheme to force Arizona utilities to spend up to $1 billion for supposed pollution control measures that would not affect...
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