2 cases to test EPA's use of the Clean Air Act

11/27/2013 | Reuters

The Environmental Protection Agency's use of the Clean Air Act to regulate pollutants will be tested, and possibly limited, by two cases set to be heard by the Supreme Court and ruled on by the end of June. "If the Supreme Court pushes back against the EPA and says the EPA has to give the states the first chance to address the problem, that gives the states more leverage," said Jonathan Martel, a lawyer who handles air pollution cases.

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