Enviros Sue EPA Over Court-Ordered Stormwater Law Update

Law360, New York (December 19, 2014, 6:25 PM EST) -- Two environmental groups on Thursday sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the Ninth Circuit, claiming that the agency has yet to comply with a 2003 decision rendered by the appeals court that mandated the agency strengthen its stormwater runoff rule.

The Natural Resources Defense Council Inc. and the Environmental Defense Center are arguing that the Ninth Circuit has ample authority to sign off on their petition for a writ of mandamus, given that the EPA has known about the order for more than a decade...
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