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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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NCDEQ Files Motion to Withdraw from CPP Litigation

Earlier today, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ), filed a motion to withdraw as a petitioner from the Clean Power Plan litigation.  The NCDEQ is one of the 25 petitioners in Docket No. 15-1363, the lead petition in West … 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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Northeast States Move to Intervene in Wisconsin v. EPA

Last week, New York, Maryland, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Massachusetts filed a joint motion with the D.C. Circuit, seeking to intervene in Wisconsin v. EPA and requesting prompt implementation of the EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update for … Continue reading

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EPA Opposes Motion for Extension of Time for NSPS Briefing

EPA recently filed its opposition to state and industry petitioners’ motion to extend the briefing schedule in their challenge to EPA’s New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for new power plants.  Petitioners had argued that “[a] short extension of time will allow the … Continue reading

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