Lion Oil Sues EPA Over Arkansas Wasteload Limits

Law360, New York (December 16, 2011, 7:34 PM EST) -- Lion Oil Co. sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday in an attempt to thwart the implementation of wasteload limits in Arkansas that the company claims are unduly burdensome and too strict.

The EPA unjustly abandoned an earlier draft plan on pollutant limits for the Bayou de L'Outre Watershed in Arkansas in order to implement stricter standards based on those developed in Louisiana, the suit contends.

“The final total maximum daily load limits blindsided Lion with new data, new modeling and significantly reduced allocations that appear to be based...
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Case Information

Case Title

Lion Oil Company v. United States Environmental Protection Agency et al

Case Number



Arkansas Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Susan O. Hickey

Date Filed

December 15, 2011

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