DC Circ. Wary Of Meddling With EPA's Decision-Making

Law360, Washington (January 17, 2014, 4:21 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit said Friday that it was wary of meddling in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision-making regarding the agency's memorandum about the application of a Sixth Circuit ruling on permitting requirements for industrial sites.

Circuit Judges Harry T. Edwards and David S. Tatel seemed hesitant to grant an industry group’s request to strike down an EPA memorandum instructing agency field officers outside the Sixth Circuit to essentially disregard the appeals court ruling, which had vacated part of the EPA's permitting policy for sources of...
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