OMB Overhauls EPA Climate Rules To Limit Legal Risks

October 28, 2015
Many last-minute revisions made to EPA's greenhouse gas rule for existing power plants are intended to strengthen and streamline the agency's legal justification for the landmark regulations as well as jettisoned provisions that appeared vulnerable to legal challenges, according to an analysis by InsideEPA/climate of the massive regulatory document recently released by EPA. The GHG rule for power plants was signed in August but was not published in the Federal Register until last Friday, when the agency also...

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