Ind. Says EPA Wrongly Measured Counties' Ozone Impact

Law360, Los Angeles (September 17, 2013, 6:19 PM EDT) -- Indiana told the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wrongly classified certain counties as violating federal ozone restrictions, saying the agency abused its discretion by ignoring greater environmental impacts in nearby Chicago and Milwaukee.

The EPA didn't fully acknowledge Indiana's modeling and weather data and ignored Chicago's failure to test older cars in a vehicle emission testing program because the agency was under a court order to make final designations six weeks later, according to Indiana's opening brief.

The EPA isn't sufficiently...
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Case Information

Case Title

State of Tennessee v. EPA

Case Number



Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

March 7, 2013

Government Agencies

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