States Warn EPA’s ACE Rule Could Make Them Vulnerable To Lawsuits

June 17, 2019
State air regulators are warning that EPA’s imminent Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) power plant greenhouse gas rule will, if finalized as proposed, leave them vulnerable to suits from regulated utilities, their competitors and environmentalists because it does not set an GHG reduction target against which their plans would be assessed. As a result, as the agency draws close to issuing the rule, state officials are pressing EPA to provide additional guidance or presumptively approvable language states could include in their...

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