EPA Loses Bid To Delay New Boiler Standards

Law360, New York (January 21, 2011, 3:19 PM EST) -- A federal judge has denied the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's request for a 13-month delay in implementing emissions standards for industrial boilers and sewage incinerators.

The EPA has asked the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to extend the deadline until April 2012 so it could re-propose the boiler rules and respond to public comments, but Judge Paul L. Friedman ordered the agency on Thursday to implement the standards by Feb. 21.

“Congress wanted these rules out 10 years ago, and the EPA hasn't...
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