cross-state air pollution rule http://wfpl.org en East Coast to Kentucky (and Other States): 'We're Sick of Your Air Pollution' http://wfpl.org/post/east-coast-kentucky-and-other-states-were-sick-your-air-pollution <p>The governors of eight Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states are tired of dealing with pollution from the Rust Belt and Appalachia. They’re <a href="http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/air/176a/Petition_2013Dec9.pdf" target="_blank">calling on the Environmental Protection Agency</a> to force tighter air pollution requirements on nine states, including Kentucky and Indiana.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:23:41 +0000 Erica Peterson 7838 at http://wfpl.org East Coast to Kentucky (and Other States): 'We're Sick of Your Air Pollution' Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Cross-State Air Pollution Rule http://wfpl.org/post/appeals-court-wont-reconsider-cross-state-air-pollution-rule <p>A federal appeals court has rejected a request from the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its <a href="http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/19346B280C78405C85257A61004DC0E5/$file/11-1302-1390314.pdf" target="_blank">August decision </a>to vacate a major air pollution rule.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.epa.gov/airtransport/" target="_blank">Cross-State Air Pollution Rule</a> is designed to reduce the amount of pollution that blows across state lines. It places limits on the sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides produced in 28 states, including Kentucky.</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 19:26:01 +0000 Erica Peterson 3616 at http://wfpl.org Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Court Strikes Down EPA Rule to Limit Cross-State Air Pollution http://wfpl.org/post/court-strikes-down-epa-rule-limit-cross-state-air-pollution <p>A three-judge panel <a href="http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/19346B280C78405C85257A61004DC0E5/$file/11-1302-1390314.pdf" target="_blank">has voted two to one</a> to strike down a new rule from the Environmental Protection Agency that would require some states to reduce pollution that travels across state lines. This puts the EPA in a difficult position.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 20:54:16 +0000 Erica Peterson 1401 at http://wfpl.org Court Strikes Down EPA Rule to Limit Cross-State Air Pollution