EPA Defends ‘Do Nothing’ Aircraft GHG Rule As Lawful And Necessary

May 10, 2022
EPA is defending its rule setting first-time greenhouse gas limits for aircraft in environmentalist litigation charging the “do nothing” regulation is unlawfully weak, with the agency countering that the Clean Air Act requires no tougher action, and that delaying the rule to broaden it would have damaged the aviation sector. In its May 6 response brief in State of California, et al. v. EPA, et al. , in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, EPA...

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