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E-M:/ Supreme Court upholds public health standards NOT tied to costs



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Enviro-Mich message from "Anne M. Woiwode" <anne.woiwode@prodigy.net>
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Folks:  FYI -- this clearly applies all over -- Anne Woiwode



>Engler/Harding/Extreme Right Lose at U.S. Supreme Court on Challenge
>to EPA Clean Air Standards
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>The U.S. Supreme Court upholds the concept that
>cost shall not enter into the setting of public
>health standards for clean air.
>
>EPA implementation plan for designating areas under the new
>standards, however, is overturned and remanded for more
>findings consistent with the statute.
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>http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/99-1257.ZS.html#FN1
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>Under Engler/Harding, Michigan had filed suit to overturn
>the health standard set by EPA.
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