Judge Pledges To Set ‘Reasonable’ Deadline For EPA Landfill Methane Rule

April 26, 2019
A federal judge is promising to set “reasonable” deadlines for EPA to implement a long-delayed Obama-era rule to limit methane, the potent greenhouse gas, from existing landfills to account for federal resource constraints while rejecting Trump administration arguments that seek to set a new bar limiting states’ standing to sue over climate rules. During April 25 arguments in the case, State of California, et al. v. EPA, et al., Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. of the U.S. District Court for...

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