CPP Backers Seek Ruling, Charging Repeal Leaves GHG Duty 'Unfulfilled'

October 17, 2017
In a potential threat to Trump administration efforts to roll back the Clean Power Plan (CPP), state and environmentalist supporters of the rule are urging an appellate court to issue a long-delayed ruling in litigation over the rule's merits, charging that EPA efforts to repeal it without firm plans for a replacement would leave its obligation to regulate power sector greenhouse gases “unfulfilled.” “In effect, EPA is asking the Court to refrain from ruling on the merits of Clean Power...

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