U.S. Supreme Court Resuscitates EPA’s Cross-State Air Rule

The U.S. Supreme Court resurrected the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulation of air pollution crossing state borders through its 6-2 ruling in favor of the EPA, downwind states, and public health and environmental groups.  The Court ruled that the government did not violate the Clean Air Act when it implemented a federal scheme for emissions that drift over state lines.  The EPA said it gave the states the three-year period to submit a compliance plan.  Read more here (subscription required).

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