EPA Delays Oil Refinery Emissions Limits

Law360, New York (November 21, 2011, 7:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will miss a mid-December deadline to propose its first-ever rule limiting greenhouse gas pollution by oil refineries, the agency said Monday.

The EPA had agreed to propose the regulations as part of a 2010 settlement of a Clean Air Act suit in the D.C. Circuit with a dozen states, the District of Columbia, New York City and three conservation groups.

That agreement required the EPA to propose a rule by Dec. 10 and issue a final rule by Nov. 10, 2012....
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