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8th Circuit stays implementation of Arkansas SO2 haze plan

March 12, 2018
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has granted an electric utility's motion to stay implementation of an Obama-era state haze emissions reduction plan for Arkansas, while the state crafts a weaker plan with the Trump administration's backing. In a March 7 order in State of Arkansas v. EPA, et al. , the court grants utility Entergy's motion to stay application of the Obama-era federal implementation plan (FIP), pending its replacement by the revised version. The previous administration...

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