New York Says EPA Sets ‘Impossibly’ High Bar For Interstate Air Petitions

March 20, 2020
New York, backed by environmental groups, is telling a federal appeals court that EPA has set an “impossibly high barrier” for states to meet in order to successfully petition the agency to regulate interstate air emissions sources, because the agency’s policy in effect requires the unlikely ability of states to develop regional ozone reduction plans. In reply briefs filed March 19 in State of New York, et al. v. EPA, et al. , New York and environmental groups tell the...


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