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High Court Ruling Revives Law Against Out-Of-State Pollution

NPR | April 30, 2014 9:07 a.m.

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Elizabeth Shogren

The Supreme Court is upholding a major EPA air pollution rule. The rule seeks to rein in pollution from power plant smoke stacks which can make the air in downwind states unhealthy. Researchers say the rule finally addresses a disconnect between the science of air pollution and the laws that had tried to clean it up.

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