EPA's 40-Year Battle For Water Cooling Regs: A Cheat Sheet

By Juan-Carlos Rodriguez (June 21, 2016, 9:32 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's thus-far unsuccessful attempt to regulate how existing power plants and factories suck in water to cool their machinery is one of the longest-running environmental rulemakings, dating back to 1976 and leading to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2009. Now that the legal battle is flaring up again at the Second Circuit, Law360 provides a cheat sheet on what's at stake and what the key developments are so far....

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