D.C. Circuit Vacates Trump Climate Rules On Landfills, GHG Risk Finding

April 5, 2021
A federal appellate court has vacated two Trump EPA climate change policies that significantly delayed implementation of methane rules for landfills and effectively barred greenhouse gas limits for a host of industrial sectors, opening the door for Biden officials to replace the policies with more-aggressive measures. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on April 5 ruled in two separate cases to grant EPA motions seeking vacatur of the rules, clearing the way for the agency...

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