DC Circ. Won't Delay EPA's Clean Power Plan

Law360, New York (January 21, 2016, 4:06 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Thursday refused to put the Clean Power Plan on hold until legal challenges to the rule are completed, handing the Obama administration a significant early victory as it looks to defend and implement the sweeping regulations that would slash carbon emissions from existing power plants.

The federal government argued that the EPA has the authority under the Clean Air Act to implement the new rules and limit air pollution emitted by power plants. (Credit: Law360) Dozens of states and industry groups have...
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