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Litigation: D.C. Circuit rejects requests to rehear methane NSPS suit

August 10, 2017
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in an 8-3 vote has rejected requests from some states and oil and gas industry groups to rehear its divided ruling vacating EPA's 90-day stay on implementing an Obama-era rule setting first-time limits on the greenhouse gas methane from new oil and gas drilling operations. In an Aug. 10 per curiam order , D.C. Circuit Chief Judge Merrick Garland and Judges Judith Rogers, David Tatel, Robert Griffith, Sri Srinivasan,...

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