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Court Strikes Down Regulation That Reduced Pollutants Impacting Acid Rain Depositions

By Pat Bradley


Plattsburgh, NY – A U.S. Appeals Court has thrown out the Clean Air Interstate Rule. The regulation set standards for reducing sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions that produce smog and acid rain pollution. Environmental groups say the ruling will affect acid rain and smog in the Adirondacks. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.