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EPA rule blocked by appeals court

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had its “Cross-State Air Pollution Rule” overturned by a federal appeals court earlier this week. The rule was an attempt to address air pollution from upwind states from affecting downwind states. The court said that with this rule, the EPA required states to “reduce their emissions by more than their own significant contribution to a downwind state’s nonattainment,” according to Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh. Read the full details in the New York Times article.


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