EPA Must Look Into Ky. Water Standards: 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (September 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to re-examine water quality standards for Kentucky, which exempted six types of pollution from state review.

On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed a lower court's summary judgment in favor of the EPA. The appellate court instead ruled in favor of the environmental groups that were protesting the six Clean Water Act exemptions.

Meanwhile, the appellate court affirmed part of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky's...
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