power plant pollution http://kbia.org en Federal rule to reduce air polution overturned http://kbia.org/post/federal-rule-reduce-air-polution-overturned <p>A federal appeals court has overturned a federal rule that would have reduced air pollution from power plants and kept it from drifting across state lines.</p><p>In a 2-to-1 decision, the panel of judges said the Environmental Protection Agency exceeded its regulatory authority when it approved the Cross-State Air Pollution rule last summer.</p><p>Sierra Club Missouri Chapter Director John Hickey says the rule would have reduced emissions of soot, sulfur dioxide, and other pollutants that drift from state to state.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 13:37:51 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 19827 at http://kbia.org Federal rule to reduce air polution overturned Report: Mo, Ill. still among top power plant air pollution states as emissions reduce http://kbia.org/post/report-mo-ill-still-among-top-power-plant-air-pollution-states-emissions-reduce <em>Updated at 6:30 p.m. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 13:57:12 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 19138 at http://kbia.org Report: Mo, Ill. still among top power plant air pollution states as emissions reduce