Industry Sues Over Power Plant ELG, Deepening Uncertainty On Court Venue

May 31, 2024
Two trade associations and one environmental group have filed fresh challenges to EPA’s tightened effluent limitations guidelines (ELG) for coal-fired power plants, joining at least three other suits that have all been filed in different appellate circuits -- any of which could soon be selected as the venue to hear all of the pending cases. NRG Texas Power, LLC filed a May 30 petition for review of EPA’s Clean Water Act (CWA) rule with the U.S. Court of Appeals for...


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