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Enviros Face Uphill Fight In Bid To Enforce EPA Order

Law360, Oakland, California (July 12, 2018, 8:35 PM EDT) -- Environmental groups faced an uphill battle Thursday in convincing a California federal judge that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency didn’t comply with his order requiring the agency to revise or issue a new finding on hazardous air emission standards at chemical pulp mills and yeast manufacturing facilities.

During a hearing in Oakland, U.S. District Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. repeatedly told an attorney for California Communities Against Toxics and the Sierra Club that the D.C. Circuit is already considering the “substance” of their challenge.

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Case Information

Case Title

Sierra Club et al v. McCarthy

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Haywood S Gilliam, Jr

Date Filed

March 12, 2015

Law Firms


Government Agencies

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