Tag: Clean Power Plan


EPA FILES FINAL BRIEF TO U.S. DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a final brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals (USCA) for the District of Columbia with oral arguments to be heard on June 2, 2016 for USCA Case #15-1363. The case is being heard on an expedited schedule because the U.S. Supreme Court delayed the implementation of the […]


2016 Environmental Regulations Planning – A Look Ahead

As we approach the end of 2015 and consign it to the history books, our attention inevitably turns to what comes next in 2016. For many of us individually, this involves some thoughtful waxing and waning, but for most businesses the next steps are much more pragmatic. From a regulatory perspective, the first quarter of […]


US Supreme Court Invalidates MATS for Power Plants

On Monday, June 29, 2015,  the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled 5-4 against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) implementation of Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (“MATS” /40 CFR Part 63 Subpart UUUUU ) rule that was promulgated in 2012 for electric utility steam generating utilities (EGUs). SCOTUS said the EPA incorrectly interpreted […]