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Supreme Court Validates EPA’s Interpretation of Clean Air Act Authority

Jennifer Macedonia / Blog May 6, 2014

In an April 29 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and overturned the lower court’s decision on the power sector air quality rule known as the Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) — which implements the “good neighbor provisions” of the Clean Air Act and deals with pollution that blows across state lines and causes downwind states to exceed air quality standards.

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