EPA Critics Float New Legal Claims In ACE Reconsideration Petitions

September 12, 2019
States and environmentalists opposed to EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) power plant greenhouse gas rule are formally urging the agency to reconsider multiple aspects of the final regulation, arguing it relied on several legal claims and other provisions that were not subject to public comment. Among the issues raised in the administrative petitions are claims that the final ACE rule relied on several “central statutory interpretation arguments” that were not included in proposals leading up to the final rule, as...

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