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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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Outcome of Litigation Hazy for EPA’s Regional Haze Rule

Litigation over EPA’s Regional Haze Rule Federal Implementation Plans for Texas and Oklahoma took another turn this week as EPA and the petitioners/petitioner-intervenors filed their respective status reports with the Fifth Circuit informing the Court of their unsuccessful attempt to … Continue reading

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EPA Issues Update to Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

On September 7, 2016, EPA finalized its Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) Update for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS (Update) setting new summertime (May–September) ozone season nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission budgets for power plants in 22 eastern states. Under the Clean … Continue reading

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EPA Issues Methane Standards and a Draft Information Request

Earlier today, EPA released three final rules aimed at further reducing greenhouse gas emissions: Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources establishes standards for methane, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and toxic air pollutant emissions … Continue reading

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