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The Fight for Clean Air

The Latest On: The Fight for Clean Air

April 12, 2017 | Legal Document

Order Granting Motion to Postpone Oral Argument

Upon consideration of respondent’s motion to continue oral argument and the opposition thereto, it is ORDERED that the motion be granted, and these consolidated cases are hereby removed from the April 19, 2017 oral argument calendar.

March 22, 2017 | Letter

2017 Community Letter Opposing House Attack on Ozone Standards

Over 120 health, environmental and community organizations sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives asking them to oppose the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act” (H.R. 806). If passed this legislation would systematically weaken the Clean Air Act and undermine Americans’ 46-year right to healthy air based on medical science, and delay life-saving health standards already years overdue.

January 18, 2017 | Legal Document

Murray Energy V EPA Brief Defending MATS

In Michigan v. EPA, 135 S. Ct. 2699 (2015), the Supreme Court held that EPA must consider cost when determining whether it is appropriate and necessary to regulate hazardous air pollutant emissions from power plants under Clean Air Act (“CAA”) section 112(n)(1)(A), 42 U.S.C. § 7412(n)(1)(A). Michigan, 135 S. Ct. at 2712.