Diverse Coalition Backs States, Environmentalists’ Challenge To ACE Rule

April 24, 2020
A diverse coalition including faith- and health-focused groups, climate scientists, grid experts, law professors and some companies is backing a lawsuit seeking to overturn EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) coal plant greenhouse gas rule, filing friend-of-the-court briefs detailing why they believe the rule is unlawfully weak. The filings support consolidated challenges by a New York-led state coalition, environmental groups, utilities and clean energy groups, which detailed their legal arguments in opening briefs last week, particularly on the central issue of...

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