Refinery Groups Sue EPA Over Emissions Data Request

Law360, New York (June 1, 2011, 10:34 PM EDT) -- Two oil and gas trade groups filed a petition Friday in the D.C. Circuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's request for emissions data from refineries, urging the court to review an order the organizations say is time consuming and costly.

Since the EPA announced the so-called information collection rule or ICR in February, the American Petroleum Institute has fought the scope of the request, arguing that the amount of data refineries must provide should be reduced or the agency should delay any rulemaking based on...
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