High Court Rejects Challenge To EPA Nitrogen Dioxide Rule

Law360, New York (April 1, 2013, 1:22 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition by oil and gas industry group the American Petroleum Institute to take up its case against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to increase restrictions on industrial nitrogen dioxide emissions.

In denying API's bid for writ of certiorari, the high court rejected the group's arguments that the EPA illegally pinned its 2010 update to its National Ambient Air Quality Standards for nitrogen dioxide to overestimated hypothetical air pollution levels that the agency itself has allegedly conceded are...
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