User login

Environmentalists reject EPA's claim 'close-out' rule moots CSAPR suit

September 13, 2018
Environmentalists suing EPA to force it to make the Obama-era Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) emissions trading program more stringent are pushing back against the Trump administration's claim that its proposal to “close-out” the cap-and-trade program moots the case, saying EPA needs to take more action to curb interstate air pollution. In a Sept. 12 response letter filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Sierra Club and Appalachian Mountain Club say CSAPR as revised...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting on EPA, the Trump administration's deregulatory agenda, and the pushback from the Democrat-controlled House.