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Tag Archives: David Sentelle

Appeals court rejects challenge to clean air rule

By Pete Yost Associated Press Washington — A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge to a tough new clean air requirement limiting sulfur dioxide emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency regulation is designed to prevent people with asthma from exposure to short-term bursts of sulfur dioxide. Several corporations and industrial associations along with several states argued the new level is ...

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Court upholds EPA’s global warming rules

A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld the first regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming, handing down perhaps the most significant decision on the issue since a 2007 Supreme Court ruling that greenhouse gases could be controlled as air pollutants.

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Judges: Too many civil cases kept secret

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal judges who set the rules for U.S. courts say too many civil lawsuits are being kept from public view and are urging their colleagues to seal cases only in extraordinary circumstances. Chief Judge David Sentelle of the federal appeals court in Washington said the Judicial Conference voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a policy aimed at limiting ...

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