EPA, Enviros Defend State Clean Air Policy In DC Circ.

Law360, New York (June 5, 2012, 7:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, four large environmental groups and the state of Connecticut on Tuesday defended the agency's plan to take over state clean air permitting programs before the D.C. Circuit, arguing those objecting to the policy failed to show their rights were violated.

Filing its final brief in the proceeding before the appeals court, the EPA and its allies urged the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday to dismiss the case, which consolidates more than a dozen suits brought by various state agencies, mining associations and...
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