EPA Seeks To Delay Suit Over States' Plant Emissions Rules

Law360, New York (April 19, 2017, 8:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday asked the D.C. Circuit to postpone oral arguments in litigation over the EPA's requirement that 36 states revise emissions exemptions related to startup, shutdown and malfunction events at power plants and other facilities, in light of the recent change in administration.

In a motion asking for continuance of the oral proceedings — scheduled for the beginning of May — the agency asked for time so officials can fully review the startup, shutdown and malfunction, or SSM, action that was...
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