States win challenge of EPA rule

Michael Tremoglie Aug. 22, 2012, 9:24am


WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - For the second time in two weeks, a federal court has reversed the Environmental Protection Agency regarding a pollution ruling involving the state of Texas.

The EPA has experienced several such reversals in federal court this year. This latest ruling came Tuesday from the U.S. Court of the Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. It rebuked the Environmental Protection Agency's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule as being improper and illegal.

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott was very pleased by the ruling.

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