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After Extending CPP Suit Pause, Court Puts NSPS Case On Indefinite Hold

August 10, 2017
A federal appellate court has placed litigation over the Obama-era greenhouse gas standards for new and modified power plants -- the legal prerequisite for the Clean Power Plan (CPP) for existing sources -- on indefinite hold, just days after the court extended for 60 days its prior order placing litigation over the CPP into abeyance. The result, though not unexpected, is a blow to environmentalists and other CPP supporters, given that it largely seals the fate of the NSPS, which...

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