Texas seeks to intervene in coal ash suit against EPA

May 13, 2022
The state of Texas is seeking to enter industry’s fight against EPA’s strict interpretations of closure-in-place requirements for unlined coal ash impoundments, weighing in as one of only three states with federally delegated permit authority over coal ash disposal. Texas says EPA’s new interpretation threatens “to undermine” its authority to oversee coal ash disposal in the state. The state of Texas and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) May 9 filed a motion for leave to intervene as petitioners in...

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