Enviro Group Loses Challenge To EPA Permit Regulation

Law360, Chicago (May 17, 2013, 5:50 PM EDT) -- A Washington, D.C., federal judge on Thursday axed the National Wildlife Federation's Administrative Procedure Act suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency challenging a regulation governing some water discharge permits, finding the group had not pointed to a final agency action that applied the regulation.

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly denied the NWF's bids for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction and dismissed the suit it launched on May 1, in which the group alleged that the certification of the vessel general permit proposed by...
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