Justices Signal Sympathy For EPA In Air Pollution Row

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 7:10 PM EST) -- U.S. Supreme Court justices peppered opponents of a federal air pollution transport rule with tough questions during Tuesday's oral arguments, giving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reason to hope the high court will overturn a D.C. Circuit decision striking down the regulation.

Attorneys for industry groups, labor groups and states opposing the EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution rule, or CSAPR, were on the defensive for most of the proceedings, as they tried to convince the court that the EPA's regulatory scheme for emissions that drift over state...
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