9th Circuit Appears Poised To Let EPA Delay Federal Landfill Methane Rule

July 20, 2020
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit appears likely to block a lower court’s order setting a deadline for EPA to complete its federal plan to reduce methane emissions from municipal landfills, in a move that would be a win for the agency after it significantly delayed a series of deadlines in the Obama-era standards. However, the panel during July 17 oral arguments also signaled it would stay the lower court’s order rather than...

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