Environmentalists Detail Appeal Of EPA’s State Coal-Ash Program Reviews

August 20, 2021
Environmentalists are detailing their appeal of a district court decision that upheld broad elements of EPA’s review process of state permit programs for coal ash disposal, challenging the agency’s alleged failure to include minimum public participation standards as well as aspects of Oklahoma’s coal ash rules -- the first such program to receive EPA approval. In an Aug. 18 amended opening brief in Waterkeeper Alliance, et al. v. Michael Regan, et al. , Waterkeeper and other environmental groups say that...


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