Apr 30, 2014

Supreme Court strengthens EPA's role in fighting air pollution

Shared via feedly // published on Think Progress - The Supreme Court issued a strong 6-2 ruling that upheld how the Environmental Protection Agency decided to regulate air pollution that crosses state boundaries under the Clean Air Act. This decision has major consequences for millions across the country who suffer from breathing air pollution. "Today's ruling means that the big polluters' days of dumping pollution on our citizens without consequence are over," said Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI).