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EPA Reiterates Defense Of Policy Finding NSR Violations To Be 'Ongoing'

September 11, 2017
EPA in a new legal brief is reiterating the agency's long-running policy that says violations of Clean Air Act new source review (NSR) permit mandates are “ongoing” and not subject to the general five-year statute of limitations for enforcement actions, even as the Trump administration weighs a massive overhaul of the NSR program. In a Sept. 9 reply brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit suit USA, et al. v. Luminant Generation, Inc. et al....

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