EPA Erred In Setting Particulate Standards, DC Circ. Says

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 5:10 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday handed a win to the Natural Resources Defense Council in its dispute with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over how air quality standards are implemented, finding that the agency erred in applying different standards to fine and coarse particulate emissions.

The appeals court granted the NRDC's petition to review a pair of rules from 2007 and 2008 that the environmental group claims would allow pollution sources a less stringent course in complying with fine particle regulations and thereby run afoul of...
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