EPA Wrongly Blocked Revised Ark. Water Reg, 8th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (June 4, 2013, 6:46 PM EDT) -- El Dorado Chemical Co. Inc. on Monday urged the Eighth Circuit to revive a suit accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of unfairly rejecting a proposed revision to a Arkansas water quality regulation, saying the agency’s decision had unlawfully usurped the state’s authority.

According to the chemical maker, the EPA’s decision to reject a proposed revision to an Arkansas water quality standard that the company had requested, even after the state supplied scientific documentation backing the revision, had gone beyond its authority and undermined the role...
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