Liberal DC Court Tells EPA It MUST Adopt Obama Methane Rules

The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wisely move to begin the process of rolling back Obama-era regulations on methane, designed to regulate the oil and gas industry, last month (see Beginning of the End: EPA Issues 90-Day Stay for Methane Rule). Big Green groups with deep pockets sued a few days later, claiming the agency that instituted the rules in the first place (the EPA) shouldn’t be able to roll back the rules they themselves made up. Egregious, over-reaching rules. A liberal federal court in DC somewhat agreed, telling the EPA they have to justify themselves (see Liberal DC Court Asks EPA to Respond to Lawsuit by Radical Enviros). Now, the liberal DC court has decided the EPA can’t un-decide what it previously decided, even though it clearly has the right and power to do so. On Monday, the U.S. Kangaroo Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered to EPA to move forward with the Obama-era methane rules…

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