U.S. appeals court upholds hazardous air pollution rule

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Posted: Apr 15, 2014 10:30 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld an Obama administration regulation for hazardous air pollutants emitted by coal and oil-fired power plants.

The regulation, which limits emissions of mercury and other pollutants, had been challenged by industry groups, in addition to some states and environmental groups.

(Reporting by Lawrence Hurley; Editing by Kevin Drawbaugh)