Atlanta, GA (AP) - Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens has filed a
federal lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency in an
attempt to block a new air pollution regulation.
The suit was filed on Thursday with the District of Columbia
Circuit Court of Appeals.
Georgia is challenging the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, which
requires substantial reductions in certain emissions.
The state contends the rule will require major changes in the
way electricity is produced and puts Georgia at a disadvantage by
giving other states more emission credits.
Georgia joins Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Alabama, Florida,
Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Virginia, which have also sued over
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