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Critics Blast EPA ‘Crusade’ To Stall Obama-Era Landfill Methane Rule

September 18, 2019
States and environmentalists challenging the Trump EPA’s effort to slow implementation of an Obama-era landfill methane rule are blasting the agency’s long-running “crusade” against the policy and calling EPA’s request for a court to drop a looming deadline to issue a federal compliance plan just the most recent delay tactic. EPA late last month argued its final rule significantly extending a series of compliance deadlines for the 2016 landfill standards should spur the U.S. District Court for the Northern District...


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