Ind. Can't Relax Ethanol Emission Rule, Appeals Court Says

Law360, New York (May 1, 2013, 2:01 PM EDT) -- An Indiana appeals court on Tuesday ruled that a state environmental regulator had wrongly changed a rule to allow ethanol production plants to release more air pollutants than other chemical production facilities in the state, overturning a lower court's decision upholding the change.

According to the Court of Appeals of Indiana, despite a change in state law excluding fuel-grade ethanol plants from categorization as "chemical process plants" for air pollution purposes, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management could not issue looser emissions permits unless the change...
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