• The DC Circuit Court Vacates Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
  • August 22, 2012 | Authors: Kenneth W. Irvin; Jonathan R. Stone; David F. Williams
  • Law Firm: Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP - Washington Office
  • Today, in a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued its decision vacating the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), which requires significant reductions in emissions from power plants in certain states that contributed to “downwind” ozone or fine particle pollution in other states.