GE Takes Fight Over EPA Power To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (January 6, 2011, 6:56 PM EST) -- General Electric Co. is looking to the nation's highest court to revive a due process challenge of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's authority to unilaterally order potentially responsible parties to clean up polluted sites.

GE filed its petition for a writ of certiorari — dated Dec. 29 but docketed Wednesday — with the U.S. Supreme Court, challenging a June 29 appeals court decision.

Over the last three decades, the EPA has issued more than 1,700 unilateral administrative orders to more than 5,400 companies that the agency said...
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