Nevada AG voices opposition to federal EPA Clean Power Plan

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Associated Press | February 29, 2016

CARSON CITY – Nevada’s attorney general is endorsing a multi-state legal fight against President Barack Obama’s plan to curtail greenhouse gas emissions with an opinion that says states have a right to decide pollution emission standards for themselves.

Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s friend-of-the-court filing in the case involving the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan was characterized by Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office as a fellow Republican “simply offering his legal opinion.”

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