DC Circ. Upholds EPA Emissions Reporting Exception

Law360, New York (March 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by the Natural Resources Defense Council to set aside part of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule governing state-submitted air pollution data that provides an exception for natural events, including those in which humans play some causal role.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied the NRDC's petition for review Friday, finding that the environmental group had failed to raise the objection properly in its comments on the proposed rule.

The NRDC sought...
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