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Environmentalists Say NSR Suit Loss Could Hinder EPA's Deregulatory Bid

March 09, 2018
Environmentalists critical of EPA's efforts to ease Clean Air Act new source review (NSR) air permitting mandates say a potential loss in an appellate court case where the agency is defending Obama-era positions on enforcing NSR could hinder the deregulatory effort, because an adverse ruling would undermine the justification for it. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit at March 5 oral argument appeared to lean against EPA's claim that it can enforce NSR...

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