Ranchers’ lawsuit over coal plant will test EPA air permit policies

May 4, 2021
Ranchers in North Dakota are continuing their legal fight against a coal-fired power plant and the related coal mine that supplies it, filing a fresh Clean Air Act lawsuit that will likely test the willingness of the Biden EPA to defend Trump-era EPA policies on deference to states and “aggregation” of sources in air permitting. In their lawsuit filed April 29 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, ranchers Casey and Julie Voigt seek to overturn a...

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