Power Plant ELG Faces New Legal Challenge, Raising Venue Questions

May 30, 2024
A coalition of environmental groups is challenging EPA’s final effluent limitations guidelines (ELG) for coal-fired power plants, following a separate suit filed by another group in a different appellate circuit, raising questions over which court will hear the challenges. The coalition filed a May 30 petition for review of the final ELG rule to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Groups bringing the suit include Earthjustice, on behalf of Clean Water Action, Sierra Club, Diné...

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