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Justices Uphold Emission Limits on Big Industry

Published: 
Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:04pm
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In a big win for environmentalists, the Supreme Court on Monday effectively endorsed the Obama administration’s efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from sources like power plants, even as it criticized what it called the administration’s overreaching.

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Justices Back Rule Limiting Coal Pollution

Published: 
Thu, 05/01/2014 - 9:49pm
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Energy

In a major victory for the Obama administration, the Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate the smog from coal plants that drifts across state lines from 28 Midwestern and Appalachian states to the East Coast.

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Eastern States Press Midwest to Improve Air

Published: 
Mon, 12/09/2013 - 10:24pm

In a battle that pits the East Coast against the Midwest over the winds that carry dirty air from coal plants, the governors of eight Northeastern states plan to petition the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to force tighter air pollution regulations on nine Rust Belt and Appalachian states.