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Health Wins: Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Move Forward


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Health Wins: Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Move Forward

WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected a bid by the coal mining industry and its allies to throw out the first-ever national limits on mercury and other toxic air pollution spewed by power plants. The Court’s decision on the Environmental Protection Agency's [EPA] Mercury and Air Toxics Standards will save thousands of lives, and avert long term environmental and public health damage.

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