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States asks SCOTUS to block Clean Power Plan

Image: Natural Resources Defense Council

Image: Natural Resources Defense Council

Twenty-nine states and state agencies, including the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block enforcement of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan.

The move follows the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s refusal on Friday to enter such a stay.

The petition, filed this afternoon, is here.

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