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EPA intends tougher downwind air-pollution rule

US federal government proposes more stringent regulations on power-plant pollution, namely ozone and smog, that blows across state lines.

Such updates to the rule would benefit states like New Jersey, whose air quality is greatly affected by states to the north, such as Pennsylvania and Ohio, who rely heavily on coal- and oil- burning power plants. For the full report visit The Record, at northjersey.com.

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