20 States Sue EPA Over Weakened Justification for Power Plant Regulation

The Hill

A coalition of 20 states, several cities and a county are suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its changes to the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards rule, which regulates pollution from power plants. In April, the agency weakened the legal justifications for the rule, stating a far lower cost-benefit analysis for regulating plant emissions than was presented under Obama.

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