[JURIST] Missouri Governor Jay Nixon [official website] on Monday signed legislation that will allow Missouri state officials to develop carbon dioxide pollution standards that are less rigid than those mandated by federal guidelines. The signing of the bill coincided [AP report] with the release of proposed rules by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) [official website] that would require Missouri to cut its power plants' carbon emissions by over one-fifth by 2030, though the measure was passed by state legislators...

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