EPA Plea Opens New Front In States' Air Policy War

Law360, New York (December 9, 2013, 7:20 PM EST) -- Eight northeastern states on Monday urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to crack down on air pollution from several upwind states, the latest interstate dust-up over U.S. air policy, which foreshadows even bigger regional battles when the agency proposes greenhouse gas emission rules for existing power plants next year, experts say.

Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont filed a petition asking the EPA to require nine upwind states — Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West...
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