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Appeals Court Rejects EPA Mercury Cap-and-Trade Rule

Article: Appeals Court Rejects EPA Mercury Cap-and-Trade Rule

WASHINGTON, DC, February 8, 2008 (ENS) – Environmental and public health groups as well as 14 states, one city, and native tribes declared victory as a federal appeals court today vacated two rules issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that failed to set strict limits on mercury emissions from power plants. The U.S. Court…

EPA Inaction on Greenhouse Gas Ruling Angers States

Article: EPA Inaction on Greenhouse Gas Ruling Angers States

TRENTON, New Jersey, January 23, 2008 (ENS) – Attorney General Anne Milgram announced today that New Jersey has signed on to a multi-state letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency expressing concern that the EPA is “unreasonably delaying” action it was directed to take by the U.S. Supreme Court concerning regulation of greenhouse gas emissions…

New Jersey Sues Over Pennsylvania Power Plant Pollution

Article: New Jersey Sues Over Pennsylvania Power Plant Pollution

Air pollution knows no borders (Photo credit unknown) TRENTON, New Jersey, December 18, 2007 (ENS) – Because air pollution recognizes no borders, the state of New Jersey today filed suit against the owner of a coal-fired power plant across the Delaware River in Pennsylvania. Alleging that Reliant Energy MidAtlantic Power Holdings modified its coal-fired Portland…