EPA Urges Court To Reject Suit Over First State Coal-Ash Program Approval

October 13, 2021
EPA is urging a federal appeals court to reject environmentalists’ challenge to the agency’s first-time approval of Oklahoma’s permit program for coal ash disposal, disputing charges in the precedent-setting suit that the state’s program failed to meet federal waste law requirements over public participation standards and violated other aspects of the law. In an Oct. 12 brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, EPA asks the court to uphold a lower court ruling in...

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