States say CSAPR rulings invalidate EPA ozone petition denials

October 9, 2019
East Coast states and environmental groups say recent appeals court rulings on interstate ozone pollution fatally undermine EPA’s rejection of petitions by Maryland and Delaware seeking direct federal regulation of emissions from other states, after the agency sought to downplay the rulings’ impact on its handling of such petitions. In an Oct. 8 letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in State of Maryland, et al. v. EPA, et al., Delaware and Maryland, supported...

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