State AGs Urge EPA Action On Air Pollution Rule

Law360, New York (March 22, 2011, 3:45 PM EDT) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday that he and his North Carolina counterpart had urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to finalize a proposed rule that would combat air pollution that crosses state lines.

"Every day, pollution from upwind states blows into New York, spoiling our environment, contaminating the air we breathe and harming our health," Schneiderman said in a statement. "Cutting the amount of air pollution that crosses state lines would avoid hundreds of thousands of illnesses and produce benefits worth hundreds of...
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