Biden EPA Could Use Enforcement, Guidance To Reverse Coal Ash Policy

November 23, 2020
The incoming Biden administration is likely to pursue stricter regulation of coal ash following a series of Trump EPA rules that environmentalists say unlawfully weakened Obama-era disposal standards, but observers say the policy shift could occur through enforcement and guidance instead of time-consuming regulatory changes. While the Biden EPA is likely to take office on Jan. 20 facing several active lawsuits over Trump-era coal ash policies, environmentalist and coal ash-reuse industry sources the agency might not immediately act to withdraw...

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