Court Blocks Industry Bid To Win EPA Review Of Waste Combustors’ Risks

March 13, 2024
A federal district court has rejected the waste incineration industry’s push to force EPA to conduct a risk review of its air rules for municipal waste combustors (MWCs), which the industry sought as a precursor to an ongoing technology review that could tighten emissions limits, although the ruling allows for a fresh industry challenge. In a March 13 ruling in Waste To Energy Association (WTEA) v. EPA, et al. , Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the...

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