Industry, State Critics Target Good Neighbor Rule’s ‘Over-Control’ Costs

April 2, 2024
Industry and state critics of EPA’s Good Neighbor Plan (GNP) interstate ozone rule are targeting its “over-control” of air emissions, excessive costs and inconsistent treatment of western states in their opening legal briefs, while renewing prior arguments that rule’s partial application renders it unlawful. In first-time merits briefs filed April 1 in the consolidated suit State of Utah v. EPA, now pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the critics reprise arguments they...

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