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Cross-state rule challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

Power companies, states, municipalities, and industry groups filed another 23 lawsuits challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule for power plants by the October 7 deadline


Cement kiln rule challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

Portland Cement Association argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit October 11 that the Environmental Protection Agency improperly double counted cement kilns as sources subject to standards for both air toxics and solid waste combustion


Ozone decision challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

The American Lung Association, Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Appalachian Mountain Club filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit October 11 challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to not adopt more stringent ozone air quality standards


Utility MACT challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

The Utility Air Regulatory Group and 25 states petitioned the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia October 7 to postpone until 2012 the deadline for the Environmental Protection Agency to issue a final rule requiring power plants to control toxic emissions


Court decision does not impact boiler MACT sources
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 15 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency said January 12 that no sources will be affected by a U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia order vacating the agency’s decision to delay the date of the Boiler MACT rule


Heavy duty diesel case dismissed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a lawsuit January 17 in which Navistar Inc. sought to force the Environmental Protection Agency to recall certain model year 2010 heavy-duty diesel engines


Particulates regulation requested
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 20 2011

Ten states, the American Lung Association, the Environmental Defense Fund, and the National Parks Conservation Association asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit November 16 to set a schedule for the Environmental Protection Agency to issue air quality standards for fine particulate matter


Environmental groups sue for new source pollution standards
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 27 2011

On November 17, WildEarth Guardians, the Sierra Club, the Environmental Integrity Project, and the Center for Biological Diversity filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to force the Environmental Protection Agency to act on a June 2010 petition requesting regulation of emissions of methane and other pollutants from coal mines


EPSA challenges compensation method
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 8 2012

The Electric Power Supply Association asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit December 23 to review a March 2011 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rule that requires compensation for demand response programs that are aimed at reducing the demand for wholesale electricity during peak hours


CA fuel standard legal battle
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 8 2012

The California Air Resources Board, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Environmental Defense Fund, and Conservation Law Foundation filed an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit January 5 to overturn a federal district court decision that temporarily blocked the state from implementing its low-carbon fuel standard