States Fight EPA Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Revamp

Law360, New York (November 30, 2016, 8:51 PM EST) -- Five states are challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent incorporation of 2008 national ozone standards into the agency's cross-state air pollution rule, which would require several upwind U.S. states to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions from power plants.

Wisconsin, Alabama, Arkansas, Ohio and Wyoming filed a D.C. Circuit petition for review of the ozone update rule on Nov. 23. The petition contains no explanation or argument. But in a press release, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel said that power plant sources in his state contribute very...
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