Tag Archives: NSPS

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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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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Opening Briefs Filed in NSPS, MATS Litigation

On December 14, EPA filed its initial brief in North Dakota v. EPA, the challenge to EPA’s New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for new power plants.  Issues include EPA’s determinations regarding the viability and cost of carbon capture and storage and the … Continue reading

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North Dakota Opening Briefs Filed in D.C. Circuit

Petitioners have filed their opening briefs in North Dakota v. EPA, the consolidated appeal of EPA’s carbon dioxide emission standard for new, modified, and reconstructed fossil fuel-fired power plants (also referred to as the New Source Performance Standards or NSPS). … Continue reading

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Litigation Maps Illustrate State Involvement in Power Sector Environmental Regulation Suits

States are on both sides of the various lawsuits over EPA’s regulation of air emissions from the power sector.  To assist readers with tracking state and local government participation in active litigation, Considering the Grid has compiled maps showing the … Continue reading

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