D.C. Circuit

Misguided D.C. Circuit Court Ruling Blocks Limits on Harmful Pollution from Power Plants

, Policy Director and Lead Economist, Climate & Energy

It was very disappointing to get news today that the D.C. Circuit court has vacated the cross state air pollution rule or CSAPR (also known as the Transport Rule) which was designed to limit emissions of SO2 and NOx from coal-fired power plants. The court ruling comes as a rude shock after the EPA worked so carefully and thoroughly to address all aspects of the rule and its impacts in accordance with the provisions of the Clean Air Act. Read more >

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