EPA Asks Court For Control Of Texas GHG Permits

Law360, New York (January 7, 2011, 3:38 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked a federal appeals court to allow it to take over part of Texas' state clean air permitting program so it can regulate greenhouse gases.

The EPA's plan to intervene and regulate Texas greenhouse gas emitters federally is legal and will allow some major projects to go forward, the agency said Thursday in a brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The agency's takeover plan went on hold Dec. 30 when the D.C....
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