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U.S. Supreme Court Invalidates EPA’s Regulation of Mercury from Power Plants

Sigel photoBy Gabrielle Sigel

 

On June 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and invalidated U.S. EPA's 2012 regulation of mercury and other hazardous air pollutant ("HAP") emissions from coal and oil-fired power plants.  Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency, No. 14-46.

PEOPLE: Gabrielle Sigel