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Xcel Energy sues EPA

The lawsuit aims to help the utility garner more credit for their efforts in atmospheric pollution reduction
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The Minneapolis-based utility filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington D.C. today. Xcel Energy says the EPA's new regulations - which set the air-pollution standards for transport - fail to credit the improvements the utility has already made. Xcel is asking an appeals court to review the agency's regulations under the Clean Air Act from July.

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