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Air Pollution Ruling
5:10 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Alabama, Georgia AGs Applaud Air Pollution Ruling

Ala. AG Luther Strange is applauding a court decision on air pollution.

Attorneys generals from Georgia and Alabama have applauded a 2-1 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that overturned a regulation clamping down on power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.

Alabama and Georgia joined with 13 other states in challenging the rule.

The EPA had adopted the rule in an attempt to cut down on downwind air pollution from power plants.

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