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EPA Poised To Defend Rule Allowing Air Trading As Regional Haze Control

November 13, 2017
EPA later this week will defend at oral argument an Obama-era rule that allows power plants to rely on participation in the agency's interstate emissions trading program as an alternative to imposing source-specific regional haze air pollution controls, with the rule facing challenges from environmentalists, utilities, and some states. In consolidated litigation over the rule , Utility Air Regulatory Group (UARG), et al. v. EPA, et al , pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...

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