EPA Asks D.C. Circuit To Delay Mandate In Decision Vacating CPP Repeal

February 12, 2021
EPA is asking a federal appeals court to delay issuing part of its mandate in its Jan. 19 ruling vacating the Trump-era Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) utility climate rule that also scrapped a regulation repealing the Obama EPA’s earlier Clean Power Plan (CPP), saying the agency needs time to consider its power plant climate rules “afresh.” “Staying the mandate for vacatur of the CPP Repeal Rule would remove any doubt about states’ and regulated entities’ obligations under the CPP during...

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