Description: Challenge to EPA’s denial of petitions for reconsideration of the Clean Power Plan regulations.
North Dakota v. EPA
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 04/24/2017 Reply Download Reply filed by North Dakota in support of motion to sever and consolidate. 04/17/2017 Opposition Download Opposition filed by state and municipal respondent-intervenors to North Dakota's motion to sever and consolidate. 01/27/2017 Motion to Intervene Download Motion filed for leave to intervene as respondents. On January 27, 2017, a group of 17 states and seven municipalities moved to intervene as respondents. 01/17/2017 Petition for Review Download Petition for review filed. Clean Power Plan Opponents Launched Challenges to EPA’s Denial of Requests for Reconsideration. Twenty states and state agencies, as well as utilities, utility trade groups, the National Association of Home Builders, and the coal company Murray Energy Corporation, filed petitions for review in the D.C. Circuit of Appeals to challenge EPA’s denial of petitions for reconsideration of the Clean Power Plan regulations. Notice of EPA’s denial of the petitions was published in the January 17, 2017 issue of the Federal Register. The petitioners said that they would show that the final regulations were in excess of EPA’s authority and were arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, and not in accordance with law. The petitions filed under docket numbers 17-1014, 17-1015, 17-1018, 17-1019, 17-1020, 17-1022, 17-1023, 17-1031 were consolidated in a single proceeding.
West Virginia v. EPA
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 01/23/2017 Petition for Review Download Petition for review filed.