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Standards of performance, §111(a)

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Ass'n v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit denied a challenge to EPA's 2015 rule updating the standards under which the Agency audits wood-burning heaters' compliance with CAA emissions limits. An industry group argued the rule was invalid because, unlike the...

Nebraska v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

A district court dismissed Nebraska's lawsuit challenging EPA's proposed standards to limit carbon dioxide emissions from new or modified fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units. As part of the proposed rule, EPA found that...

Diné Care v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

A district court dismissed Native American and environmental groups' CAA citizen suit asking the court to order EPA to issue a final rule that establishes best available retrofit technology (BART) for the Navajo Generating Station, a...

Medical Waste Institute v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit denied medical waste trade associations' petition for review challenging EPA's performance...

Lignite Energy Council v. EPA

The court holds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not exceed its discretion under §111 of the Clean Air Act (CAA) in promulgating new source performance standards (NSPS) for nitrogen oxide (NOx...