Tag Archives: CPP litigation

U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Continued to Decline in 2016

While global energy-related CO2 emissions remained flat in 2016, U.S. energy sector emissions fell by 1.7% according to the EIA.  This drop continues the trend of declining energy-related emissions in the U.S.  The 5,170 million metric tons emitted in 2016 … Continue reading

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To Abey, or Not to Abey. That is the Question.

Parties on both sides of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) and New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) litigation have filed responses to the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) motions to hold the cases in abeyance, with those challenging the rules filing in … Continue reading

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Litigation Update: Clean Power Plan, New Source Performance Standards, and Effluent Limitations

Clean Power Plan.  As we previously reported following the President’s March 28, 2017 Energy Executive Order, the Department of Justice has requested that the D.C. Circuit hold the CPP in abeyance while EPA conducts a review of the rule.  The … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Energy Executive Order

UPDATED 03.31.2017 The Executive Order has been published in the Federal Register, 82 Fed. Reg. 16,093. Also, the Office of Management and Budget released a statement regarding the budgetary impact analysis for this executive order. Earlier this week, President Trump … Continue reading

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Second Series of CPP Litigation Commences

While we await a decision in West Virginia v. EPA, the D.C. Circuit has been handed a new set of CPP challenges to address: petitions seeking review of EPA’s January 17, 2017 denial of petitions for reconsideration and requests for … Continue reading

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