The Battle Over Cross-State Air Pollution
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 – 10:06 a.m.

In this Oct. 14, 2013 photo, tons of coal sit next to a Big Sandy power plant unit near Louisa, Ky.  (AP Photo/Bruce Schreiner)

Eight East Coast states have petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to impose tougher air pollution standards on the coal-producing Midwest. The Supreme Court will hear arguments on air quality mandates. Diane and her guests discuss the battle over cross-state air pollution.

Guests Dina Cappiello, national environmental reporter, The Associated Press.

David Hawkins, director of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Climate Center; former co-director of the organization’s Clean Air Program

William Yeatman, senior fellow, Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)

Gene Trisko, chairman, Midwest Ozone Group Governmental Relations and Communications Committee

Maggie Hassan, governor, State of New Hampshire (D)

Related Links

“Eastern States Press Midwest to Improve Air” by Coral Davenport (NYTimes)

Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics

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