Trade Coalition Weighs In On Effluent Rule Case

Law360, New York (August 8, 2017, 7:48 PM EDT) -- A coalition of trade groups on Monday added their names to those opposing a challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s postponement of toxicity limits for power plant wastewater, telling a D.C. federal judge that the agency can exercise its discretion when suspending rules.

In an amicus brief, the Trade Association Coalition argued that the EPA isn’t required to use a four-part test when it wants to suspend an agency action during judicial review, but it can postpone rules in the name of justice.

“Although EPA...
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