Topics discussed this week include:
- Administrator Pruitt releases new source review guidance memo, clarifying when emissions decreases are to be considered in the review process.
- California federal judge orders remand to state court of climate-change-related state tort claims — creating split in district court.
- Congress’s omnibus spending bill preserves the EPA budget and addresses other environmental issues such as pesticide funding and biomass emissions.
- DC Circuit upholds Cross-State Air Pollution Rule as part of EPA’s regional haze rule.