EPA Cross-State Air Rule An Imperative, High Court Told

Law360, New York (April 22, 2013, 7:39 PM EDT) -- A coalition of 15 states and cities urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to permit federal environmental officials to regulate emissions that cut across state lines, claiming that EPA must be allowed to step in when state and local emissions measures fall short.

Pledging support for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Cross State Air Pollution Rule, or CSAPR, New York, Illinois, Massachusetts and others filed an amicus brief with the high court asking the justices to reinstate the measure that was nixed by the D.C....
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