Environmentalists Cite SCC Ruling In Push For Stricter Power Plant ELGs

August 11, 2020
Environmental groups are urging the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to strengthen EPA’s rules on discharges from steam-powered electrical utilities, arguing in part that a recent district court ruling highlights shortcomings in the agency’s social cost of carbon (SCC) used to help develop the power plant water rule. During a recent meeting with OMB and EPA, a coalition of major environmental groups led by Earthjustice pointed to a July 15 district court ruling to emphasize their position...

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