EPA PROPOSES TO CLOSE SIX COAL ASH FACILITIES
February 7, 2023
On April 17, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency promulgated a rule establishing national minimum criteria for existing and new coal combustion residuals (CCR), landfills, and existing and new CCR surface impoundments.
The rule was challenged by both anti-coal groups and industry. In 2018, the D.C. Circuit Court addressed these challenges primarily in favor of the anti-coal groups in Utility…