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Coal Firms Cite AFO Ruling To Boost Suit Over EPA Air Rule 'Jobs' Review

April 19, 2017
Coal companies are pointing to an appeals court's ruling that struck down an EPA reporting exemption for animal feeding operations (AFOs) to support their legal standing in a suit seeking to force an EPA review of how its air rules have affected coal sector jobs, saying the ruling helps prove their claims of harm justifying their standing. Plaintiffs in Murray Energy, et al., v. EPA, et al. , sent an April 18 letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

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