Monthly Archives: February 2016

UPDATE: D.C. Circuit Denies Stay of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Wed Feb 3rd, On Environmental Law, by

EPA’s Clean Power Plan calls for existing power plants to cut carbon emissions by 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. States must start submitting implementation plans by 2018 and start showing emissions reductions by 2022. Industry representatives challenged the rule arguing the EPA doesn’t have the authority under the Clean Air Act to craft the rule. The petitioners requested a stay of its implementation until the challenge could be […]

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