DC Circ. Gives EPA 2-Week Delay On Methane Mandate

Law360, New York (July 14, 2017, 6:50 PM EDT) -- A D.C. Circuit panel on Thursday agreed to delay for two weeks the issuance of a mandate requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to lift a stay on portions of methane regulations for new oil and gas infrastructure, saying it wants to give the agency time to decide on how to respond.

Thursday’s ruling tempers the panel’s divided decision earlier this month to strike down the EPA’s 90-day stay on grounds the agency didn't have the Clean Air Act authority to suspend the Obama-era rule finalized in June...
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