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CBD suit challenges EPA refusal to require battery storage as BACT

February 11, 2019
The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) is suing EPA over its refusal to object to a California power plant’s Clean Air Act permit for not using battery storage to meet the law’s mandate for installing best available control technology (BACT) to cut emissions, which CBD argues is a viable alternative to fossil fuel combustion. CBD, Sierra Club and other groups filed suit Feb. 8 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, challenging EPA’s refusal to issue an...


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