Tag Archives: NAAQS

Maryland Suit Seeks Ozone Controls for Upwind Coal Plants under the Clean Air Act’s Good Neighbor Provision

Yesterday, the State of Maryland filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland seeking an order requiring EPA to perform its non-discretionary duty to either approve or deny a petition submitted by the state on … Continue reading

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D.C. Circuit Grants DOJ Request to Hold EPA’s 2015 Ozone Standards Cases in Abeyance

In an order issued last week, the D.C. Circuit granted DOJ’s request in Murray Energy Corp. v. EPA, No. 15-1385, to hold in abeyance challenges to EPA’s 2015 update to the ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).  The Clean … Continue reading

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State Air Pollution Control Agencies Submit Recommendations to Trump’s Administration

Shortly after EPA Administrator Pruitt’s confirmation, the National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA)—a nonpartisan association of air pollution control agencies in 40 states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and 116 metropolitan areas—submitted a set of nine policy recommendations … 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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Handful of States Seek Review of EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule in Wisconsin v. EPA

Five states last week filed a petition for review with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit seeking review of EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS (CSAPR).  The CSAPR sets new nitrogen oxide … Continue reading

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