Midwestern Utilities Pursue Broad Legal Assault On Revised CSAPR

August 6, 2021
Midwestern utilities are launching a broad legal attack on EPA’s methods for controlling interstate ozone pollution in their lawsuit over the agency’s strengthened Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), signaling their likely opposition to any future federal rules for controlling interstate emissions that might use a similar approach. In its July 28 statement of issues to be raised in litigation, the Midwest Ozone Group (MOG) of utilities and other industrial companies faults many aspects of EPA’s methodology behind the tougher CSAPR,...

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