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States Bolster Standing Claims In Suit Over EPA Landfill Methane Rule

March 22, 2019
States challenging EPA’s delay in implementing methane standards for existing landfills are bolstering their arguments for why they have standing to sue after the agency launched a broad challenge to their standing that sought to differentiate the challenge from the landmark Supreme Court ruling granting states “special solicitude” in climate suits. In addition, the Democratic-led state coalition is accusing EPA of seeking to dismiss the suit for procedural reasons after conceding it violated its Clean Air Act regulatory obligations. California...


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