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Environmentalists Urge D.C. Circuit To Reject EPA's Ash Rule Remand Bid

November 13, 2017
Environmentalists are urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to reject EPA's request to remand many contested provisions of the Obama-era coal ash disposal rule while the agency reconsiders them, arguing that EPA's “eleventh-hour” request is merely a bid to avoid judicial review of the regulation. A Nov. 13 response by environmentalists challenging the 2015 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) rule says that with oral argument set for Nov. 20 in consolidated litigation over...

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