200+ In Congress Support Suit To Stop Clean Power Plan

Law360, New York (February 23, 2016, 7:31 PM EST) -- More than 200 members of Congress, several companies and a host of other interested parties on Tuesday urged the D.C. Circuit to sink the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial Clean Power Plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.

In briefs supporting states and industry groups that have challenged the CPP, a variety of parties said that the plan is beyond the EPA’s authority and would wreak havoc on the marketplace. The intervenors are supporting dozens of states and industry groups that filed opening briefs in the case last week.

A group of 171 U.S. representatives and 34 senators...

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