Expecting Suits, Industry Raises Concerns Over EPA’s Legacy CCR Rule

May 13, 2024
EPA’s final rule setting first-time requirements for legacy coal combustion residuals (CCR) surface impoundments and CCR management units (CCRMU) is drawing concern from industry groups who warn that the rule’s broad application appears to create substantial harms to facilities and is likely to draw legal challenges. “It’s pretty fair to say that this final rule will be challenged,” one industry source told Inside EPA , adding, “I think there’s enough in the record that we’ve seen thus far” to say...

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