D.C. Circuit Grants ‘Administrative’ Stay Of EPA Methane Rule Rollback

September 17, 2020
A federal appeals court has granted a request by environmental groups for an “administrative” stay of EPA’s rollback of Obama-era oil and gas methane and volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions limits while it weighs an “emergency” call by environmentalists to halt the rules during litigation. “The purpose of this administrative stay is to give the court sufficient opportunity to consider the emergency motion for stay and should not be construed in any way as a ruling on the merits of...

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