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States and Private Industry Challenge EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

Torrence_Allison_COLORBy Allison A. Torrence


The states of Alabama, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia, along with several private companies, have sued the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") in federal court, seeking to halt implementation of EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule ("Transport Rule"). The states and private companies have filed seven separate cases, which have been consolidated under the first-filed case, EME Homer City Generation, L.P. v. Envtl. Prot. Agency, No. 11-1302 (D.C. Cir. filed Aug. 23, 2011).


PEOPLE: Allison A. Torrence