Tag Archives: Rulemakings

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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Executive Order Addresses Waters of the United States Rule

UPDATED 03.07.2017 The Notice of Intent to review and rescind the Clean Water Rule as published in the Federal Register is available here. On February 28, 2017, President Trump signed the Presidential Executive Order on Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic … Continue reading

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EPA Denies Reconsideration of the Clean Power Plan

On January 17, 2017, EPA’s denial of petitions for reconsideration of the Clean Power Plan was published in the Federal Register.  EPA posted the Basis for Denial of Petitions to Reconsider and Petitions to Stay the Clean Power Plan, with … Continue reading

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CPP Model Rules are in the Next Administration’s Bucket to Complete (or Scrap)

When EPA submitted its Clean Power Plan Model Trading Rules to the White House Office of Management and Budget for interagency review on November 3, 2016, it was widely expected that the rules would be finalized before the end of … Continue reading

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