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  • Amicus Brief in Support of EPA Clean Power Plan

    April 1, 2016

    Today, ACOEM joined a broad collection of medical professional organizations in submitting an amicus brief in the case of State of West Virginia, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al. supporting the EPA’s final rule to regulate carbon emissions from power plants — known as the Clean Power Plan. The amicus brief underscores how, for the sake of the patients they treat, physicians support regulating carbon pollution is a necessary step forward in protecting the health of their patients. The brief aims to demonstrate for the court that these adverse health effects are a very serious concern for patients treated by physicians and the health community at large. Click on the link below to access the document.