EPA Faces Tough Policy Choices After D.C. Circuit Interstate Ozone Rulings

October 3, 2019
EPA faces tough choices on how to proceed with its policy on reducing interstate emissions transport following recent rulings by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that require the agency to revise its cross-border regulations within the restrictions and flexibilities that the court outlined in its decisions. Options that the agency could consider include conceding to East Coast states’ call for new short-term emission limits on ozone sources, or eyeing sectors beyond power plants to...

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