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Abbott sues EPA over air pollution rule

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Sep 23, 2011


AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Thursday filed legal action against the federal Environmental Protection Agency over its "flawed" Cross State Air Pollution Rule.

In addition to challenging the rule, Abbott is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to impose a stay on the regulations that "jeopardize the reliability of Texas' electrical grid, threaten hard-working Texans' jobs, and will burden Texas families with higher electricity prices."

In his 30-page motion for stay...

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