WASHINGTON — A federal court Friday put on hold a controversial Obama administration regulation aimed at reducing power plant pollution in Texas and 26 other states that contributes to unhealthy air downwind.
Texas was among six states and more than a dozen electric power companies and municipal power plant operators that had sought to delay the rules until litigation plays out. A federal appeals court in Washington approved their request Friday and asked that oral arguments take place by April 2012.
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