Saturday, December 31, 2011

WSJ: "Court Delays EPA Smog Rule"


Dec 31 - Jan 1 2011 weekend edition Wall Street Journal p. A2.

Legal challenges to new EPA rules led the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit "to stay the rule pending the outcome of legal challenges to the case.

The rule under challenge involved cross-state pollution and stipulated reductions were to be implemented in 2012.

The article does state that a separate rule limiting mercury emissions and other toxins was finalized and will start requiring emissions cuts, in 2015!

Meanwhile we will choke on mercury and other toxins--now including even more radionuclides from Fukushima--in our air...


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