Government & Politics

April 29, 2014 8:33 PM

Supreme Court upholds EPA rule on cross-state pollution

Justices backed federally imposed limits on power plant emissions from states, including Missouri and Kansas, that burden downwind areas with bad air. The 6-2 ruling was a victory for the Obama administration in controlling emissions from power plants in 27 Midwestern and Appalachian states that contribute to soot and smog along the East Coast. But Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said the fight isn’t quite over.

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