Crow Nation joins states fighting EPA carbon emission reduction rules

December 6, 2014 2:35 AM

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The leader of the Crow Nation in Montana joined 17 state attorneys general Friday in challenging the Obama administration's effort to reduce carbon emissions from power plants by 30%, saying it would cripple the tribe's already fragile economy.

Crow Chairman Darrin Old Coyote said the administration's new regulations would vastly reduce the tribe's coal exports to power plants.

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