Mercury and Air Toxics case resources

Supporting and opposing briefs filed in four key cases are below.

EPA’s Mercury Standards for Existing Plants

No. 12-1100 and consolidated cases.

EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics standards applies to 1400 of the largest electric generating units in the United States. Some plants already comply with these standards, EPA’s standard will ensure that all major power plants operating in the U.S. in 2015, or in some cases, 2016 have cleaned up. Briefs arguing to weaken this rule are below:

A group of environmental organizations has also argued that EPA should improve its standards to address specific issues. Read their brief [PDF].

Certain industry groups have responded to these arguments. Read their response [PDF].

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