D.C. Circuit Rejects Stay Bid For EPA’s Oil & Gas Methane Rollback Rule

October 27, 2020
An appellate court is rejecting a request by Democratic-led states and environmentalists to stay EPA’s rule scrapping methane controls for new oil and gas facilities, though the court is also setting a quick pace for the litigation as petitioners had requested. “Petitioners have not satisfied the stringent requirements for a stay pending court review,” a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit states in an Oct. 27 order in consolidated litigation known as...

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