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Litigation: EPA seeks to extend pause in landfill methane rule suit

September 12, 2017
EPA and landfill operators are asking an appellate court to extend a current pause of litigation that the sector brought against the agency's methane standards for new and existing landfills, with the agency saying it has not yet completed its formal reconsideration of several aspects of the rules. A joint Sept. 12 motion from the agency and petitioners in National Waste & Recycling Association, et al. v. EPA, et al . asks the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District...

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