Supreme Court Nixes Ozone Standard Appeal

Law360, New York (January 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Supreme Court has shot down a petition by energy trade groups to take up a case that centered on whether the Environmental Protection Agency was right to retain prior air quality standards when it revised and toughened the national ambient air quality standards for ozone.

The nation's highest court denied certiorari on Monday in two cases, one brought by the Chamber of Greater Baton Rouge and one brought by a group of petitioners including the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association and the American Petroleum Institute,...
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