4th Circuit stays suit over slaughterhouse ELGs

October 15, 2021
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit has granted EPA and environmentalists’ request to stay litigation over the Trump administration’s failure to update technology-based effluent limits for meat processing facilities, in light of the Biden EPA’s plan to develop new effluent limitations guidelines (ELGs) for the sector. In a joint Oct. 13 motion in Cape Fear River Watch, et al. v. EPA , the environmental groups and EPA asked the 4th Circuit to remove the case from the...

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