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Utility ELG defenders fight EPA bid to stay litigation over rule

April 20, 2017
Environmentalists and drinking water utility groups are urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to reject EPA's bid for a stay of litigation over the Obama-era Clean Water Act (CWA) power plant effluent rule, saying the agency's recent decision to weigh reconsidering the rule does not justify delaying the suit indefinitely. The groups, who are seeking to defend and strengthen the effluent limitation guideline (ELG) for power plants, filed April 19 briefs with the 5th Circuit calling...

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