High Court Lets Closure Of Air Pollution Loophole Stand

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 5:12 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a federal appeals court ruling applauded by green groups for closing a “gaping” air pollution loophole, dismissing arguments by trade organizations that the regulatory fight should have first gone through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The high court refused a request by the American Chemistry Council, the American Petroleum Institute and other trade groups to review a December 2008 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, which effectively vacated EPA rules...
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