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House GOP's Release Of Critical CWA Memos Might Boost Suits Over Rule

House Republicans have released several Army Corps of Engineers memos circulated during the development of the Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule jointly developed with EPA where the Corps faults the legal and scientific basis for the then-pending rule, potentially boosting pending lawsuits that claim the rule is unlawful.
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D.C. Circuit Urged To Impose Emergency Suspension Of EPA Utility MACT

A Western electric utility is urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to impose an emergency suspension of an acid gas emissions limit in EPA's remanded utility air toxics rule, citing lingering doubts over the fate of the rule following a Supreme Court ruling faulting EPA's initial justification for the rule.

EPA Likely To Include Multiple 'Interim' Compliance Periods In Final ESPS

In addition to delaying the start of the “interim” compliance period for its final greenhouse gas (GHG) rule for existing power plants, EPA appears likely to include several early compliance periods in the rule, an effort intended to provide a smoother glide path to final compliance in 2030 and greater certainty that GHG cuts will occur in the program's early years, sources say.

EPA, California Fight Advocates' Bid For Retroactive Stricter PM2.5 Limits

Staffer Outlines Markey's Goals For TSCA Reform As Bill Nears Floor Vote

BLM Fracking Rule Proponents Argue SDWA Does Not Preclude Regulation

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