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In Suit Against Clean Power Plan, States May Not Be "Closer To The People"

Twenty-six states have joined a lawsuit against the federal government to stop its Clean Power Plan (CPP), which requires states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions two percent a year. Oral arguments are scheduled to begin in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals on September 27. It is often said that states are closer to the people than the federal government, but are the states that a
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