Environmentalists’ Suit Targets EPA Scrutiny Of States’ Fracking Permits

January 30, 2024
Colorado environmentalists are renewing their legal attack on the state’s air permit program, targeting rules they say violate the Clean Air Act and contradict a federal appeals court ruling that held regulators cannot ignore “temporary” emissions from oil and gas well fracking, in a fight the energy sector has previously warned has national implications. In their Jan. 26 opening brief in Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) v. EPA, environmentalists urge the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit...

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