U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Controversy Over EPA Haze Authority

The U.S. Supreme Court denied petitions from North Dakota and Oklahoma challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decisions to prioritize the respective states’ emissions control plans in favor of a federal plan.  In separate cases, the states claimed that the EPA’s action undermines the state-federal relationship outlined by the Clean Air Act.  For more on the cases at issue, click here (subscription required).

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