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Federal Court Orders EPA to Establish Timeline for Reviewing Coal Ash Regulation
Posted on 3 Jan 2014 by Troutman Sanders

On October 28, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (“Court”) issued its Memorandum Opinion in the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) Coal Combustion Residue (“CCR”) litigation [ enhanced... Read More

Court Rejects EPA’s Coal Ash Settlement Agreement
Posted on 3 Jun 2014 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Sue And Settle: Court Rules Consent Decree Not Consistent with Public Interest - December 19, 2014 Deadline for Proposing Coal Ash Rules Should Not Be Subject to Delay by the Parties By Kathy Beckett and Kathy Milenkovski The United States District... Read More

EPA Ordered To Move Forward With Coal Ash Waste Rule
Posted on 22 Nov 2013 by Allison Torrence

On October 29, 2013, a federal district court judge ordered EPA to submit to the court within 60 days a plan and schedule for finalizing coal ash rules under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Appalachian Voices v. McCarthy , No. 12-cv... Read More