EPA Must Reinstate Boiler Emissions Rules: Judge

Law360, New York (January 10, 2012, 5:06 PM EST) -- A Washington federal judge on Monday struck down the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to delay implementation of a pair of long-awaited boiler emissions rules, ruling the move was unjustified.

U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman vacated an EPA delay notice that put the rules on hold while the agency litigated separate challenges to them brought in federal appeals court, finding that the decision violated the Administrative Procedures Act.

The regulations are the Boiler Maximum Achievable Technology rule and the Commercial/Industrial Solid Waste Incinerators, or CISWI, rule....
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