Group Asks Court To Reconsider Cap-And-Trade Plan

Law360, New York (March 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An electricity industry group has asked a federal appellate court to reconsider its rejection of a plan to regulate mercury emissions at coal- and oil-fired power plants via a cap-and-trade system rather than a stricter provision of federal law.

The Utility Air Regulatory Group filed a petition Monday for an en banc rehearing of the case, New Jersey et al. v. EPA, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

The nonprofit trade group, comprising electric companies and national trade associations, contended...
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