EPA Must Revisit Sewage Incineration Rule, DC Circ. Hears

Law360, Washington (May 3, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club and a municipal wastewater treatment coalition urged the D.C. Circuit on Friday to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its sewage sludge incineration performance standards and emission limits, claiming the agency's current system is flawed.

But the two groups asked a three-judge panel for different outcomes. While the Sierra Club claimed the current emissions and performance standards are set too low and won't require the incinerators to make any changes or technological advancements, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies argued...
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