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EPA asks Court to Toss Trump Rule That Could Prevent Emissions Limits on Polluting Industries

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday asked a court to throw out a Trump administration rule that could prevent setting greenhouse gas limits on multiple polluting industries.
The agency said in a court filing that under the previous administration, it “failed to provide any public notice or opportunity for comment on the central elements of the Significant Contribution Rule, rendering it unlawful.”
It also said that it did not undertake significant analyses that are relevant to the rule’s “underlying legal and factual questions.”
The rule, finalized just before President Trump left office, only allows greenhouse gas limits on power plants, exempting industries such as oil and gas production and iron and steel manufacturing.
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