Trade Group Loses Bid To Alter CAA Emission Regs

Law360, New York (June 8, 2012, 8:22 PM EDT) -- A federal court judge on Thursday tossed a construction industry trade group's lawsuit over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's denial of its petitions to alter the Clean Air Act to preempt state regulations on nonroad vehicle emissions, ruling that the case belongs in the appeals courts.

Judge Rudolph Contreras in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia concluded that under the CAA, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's claims for revisions are out of the hands of the district court and fall under...
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