Acid Rain Rules Reaffirmed In Wake Of CAIR

Law360, New York (December 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- As a result of a court decision to overturn a rule on interstate air pollution, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an interim final rule on Monday reaffirming the sulfur dioxide emissions credit trading scheme under its Acid Rain Program.

Although it linked certain Acid Rain Program provisions to its the Clean Air Interstate Rule, the EPA said on Monday that it does not believe the appeals court ruling striking CAIR affected those rules.

“However, EPA is concerned that there be no uncertainty about the legal...
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