EPA Said To Split Controversial NSR Changes From Looming Final ACE Rule

March 13, 2019
EPA appears to have decided to split its controversial plan to essentially exempt most coal-fired power plants from new source review (NSR) permitting requirements from its broader, pending final Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule to limit coal plant greenhouse gas emissions, according to several sources. The decision may be an effort to better protect the legality of each policy, since the agency could seek to have expected lawsuits over final versions addressed separately. EPA proposed its ACE rule in an...

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