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D.C. Circuit Grants EPA’s Bid To Retain Ash Rule Revisions During Remand

March 13, 2019
A federal appeals court has granted EPA’s request to remand without vacatur its 2018 revisions to the Obama-era coal ash disposal rule, ensuring that the compliance deadline extensions and other provisions that were part of the changes will stay in place at least until the agency finishes a new “expedited” process to amend the rule. The March 13 order from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit backs EPA and industry groups’ arguments that scrapping the...

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