Enviros Want Industry, ND Out Of Drilling Waste Regs Suit

Law360, New York (September 1, 2016, 7:02 PM EDT) -- Environmental groups seeking to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to update its oil and gas drilling waste disposal rules asked a D.C. federal judge to keep industry groups and the North Dakota attorney general out of the suit, saying they have no standing to intervene.

Groups including the Environmental Integrity Project and Natural Resources Defense Council sued the EPA in May, claiming the agency hasn't revised its regulations for waste materials from oil and gas production since 1988, despite being required under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act to review and, if necessary, revise the regulations every three years....

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