EPA Asks Court To Dismiss Suit Seeking Live Coal Ash Rule Hearings

October 5, 2020
EPA is asking a federal district court to dismiss environmentalists’ suit seeking new hearings on its newest rule governing coal ash disposal, arguing there is no “non-discretionary duty” to hold in-person hearings on proposed waste rules and that only appellate courts can hear litigation over the ash rule now that it is final. In an Oct. 2 motion filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, EPA says plaintiffs in the case are wrong to argue in-person...

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