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Court slaps down EPA cross-state air pollution rule

Posted By Tom Jackson On August 21, 2012 @ 2:12 pm In Construction Blog | No Comments

[1]In a major setback to the Obama administration, a federal district court vacated the EPA’s cross state air pollution rule today. Click here [2] for the full story.

The EPA’s rule had been used to hamstring coal fired power plant construction, claiming that any utility wanting to build a coal powered electrical plant had to first ┬áconsider the environmental impacts and air quality regulations of states down wind from the plant.

 


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