"U.S. Justices To Hear EPA Appeal Over Air Pollution Rule"

"In a win for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider the legality of a controversial Obama administration effort to regulate air pollution that crosses state lines."

"At the request of the administration, the American Lung Association and environmental groups, the justices will revisit an appeals court ruling that invalidated the Cross-State Air Pollution rule, which the EPA implemented to enforce a provision of the Clean Air Act.

Oral arguments and a decision are due in the court's next term, which starts in October and ends in June 2014."

Lawrence Hurley and Valerie Volcovici report for Reuters June 25, 2013.

SEE ALSO:

"Obama’s EPA Gets Supreme Court Hearing on Coal Pollution" (Bloomberg)

"Supreme Court Will Review Cross-State Ruling in Win For EPA" (Greenwire)
 

Source: Reuters, 06/25/2013