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Biofuels supporters say EIA forecast justifies renewable fuel boost

The pro-ethanol group Growth Energy says the Energy Information Administration's latest annual outlook bolsters its call to increase federal support for renewable fuels.

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New GHG study raises legal doubts on ACE

“EPA appears to have made a significant error,” says University of South Carolina law professor Nathan Richardson.

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Environmentalists threaten EPA suit over Denver ozone attainment

The suit claims EPA has failed to meet a Clean Air Act deadline to decide on whether the Denver area has attained the 2008 ozone national ambient air quality standard.

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Shutdown Likely To Delay EPA Decisions On Revising SO2, Other NAAQS

EPA appears poised to miss a Jan. 28 consent decree deadline for signing a final rule on whether to revise the “primary” health-based sulfur dioxide national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) due to the government shutdown, potentially signaling delays for looming decisions on revising other criteria pollutant NAAQS.

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9th Circuit again upholds California LCFS

The ruling was expected, given a previous 9th Circuit decision in the refining industry's separate challenge to the Oregon LCFS, which is modeled after the California program.

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D.C. Circuit postpones oral argument in EPA HFCs rule suit

The court postponed oral argument in the case due to an attorney's scheduling conflict, but the government shutdown creates uncertainty over when the argument will now take place.

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States Seek Tight Legal Deadlines On EPA Landfill Methane Implementation

Democratic states and environmental groups that are challenging EPA’s failure to implement an Obama-era rule to limit emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane at landfills are asking a federal district judge to impose tight timelines for the agency to take a series of steps required by the rule.

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Democrats seek IG investigation of EPA's response to EtO

A review of EPA's enforcement database “appears to confirm EPA has failed to conduct inspections of EtO emitting facilities over the past six months across Region 5 and the Country,” the senators say.

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People on the move: AFPA president announces retirement

Donna Harman led industry efforts to scale back EPA's boiler rule and helped drive legislation designating biomass as carbon neutral.

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New Michigan AG seeks to exit high-profile EPA suits

The new Democratic AG is seeking to withdraw the Wolverine State from suits challenging a suite of Obama-era power plant rules.

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