Interstate Air Pollution

Recently, New York State announced plans to sue midwestern power plants in an effort to curb the amount of air pollutants that are coming across state lines. In this hour, we'll look at the problem of interstate air pollution, and some of the ways states are trying to meet the stndards imposed by the Clean Air Act. Guests: Carol Browner Administrator United States Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC Frank O'Donnell Executive Director Clean Air Trust Washington, DC David Flannery Legal Counsel Midwest Ozone Group Charleston, West Virginia Paul Miller Senior Scientist Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management Boston, Massachussetts

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