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EPA, Environmentalists Fight Over New Law's Impact On Coal Ash Rule Case

October 11, 2017
EPA and environmentalists are fighting over whether a 2016 law allowing states to seek authority to create coal ash disposal programs justifies delaying looming oral arguments over the merits of the Obama EPA's ash disposal rule, with EPA saying the case should be delayed so it can determine how the new law affects the rule while environmentalists oppose any delay and say the new law has no bearing on the existing rule. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District...

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