CSAPR Litigation Fragments Further As Court Stays Arkansas Plan Denial

May 26, 2023
A federal appeals court in St. Louis has rejected EPA’s request to reconsider its earlier decision retaining jurisdiction over the agency’s disapproval of Arkansas’ interstate ozone plan, and has granted the state’s request for a stay of EPA’s decision. The ruling is further fragmenting litigation over the agency’s denial of multiple state plans, undercutting its efforts to keep such suits in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and undermining its expanded Cross-State Air Pollution Rule...

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