Businesses, 24 States Sue EPA to Block New Power Plant Rule (Washington Business Journal)

Coal producer Murray Energy Corp., 24 states and the Manufacturer’s Center for Legal Action filed lawsuits Friday against the EPA, contending the agency exceeded its authority when it issued the rule.

"Manufacturers need abundant and reliable supplies of energy and reasonable and predictable policies that allow for continued investment and growth,” said Linda Kelly, senior vice president and general counsel for the National Association of Manufacturers. “This plan restricts resources and reduces reliability, while setting a dangerous precedent for future regulation of other sectors. Manufacturers can’t sit by while this administration makes it increasingly difficult to make things and create jobs in the United States.

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