Attorneys general from nine states filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in a bid to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Air Act provision that seeks to regulate interstate power plant emissions. The rule "is a blatant attempt to promote a reckless agenda that picks winners and losers and puts our nation's goal for energy independence in a tenuous position," said West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. Aside from Morrisey, attorneys general from Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Arizona, Montana, Missouri, Kentucky and Arkansas also signed the appeal.

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