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6th Circ. Sides With EPA In Mich. Road District Permit Row

Law360 (March 20, 2018, 7:07 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed the dismissal of a Michigan road district’s lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers alleging the agencies improperly blocked a permit for the construction of a new road, finding the road district was to blame for abandoning the permitting procedure.

The Marquette County Road Commission had asserted that the EPA’s objections to its plan to build a road amounted to a “final agency action” under the Administrative Procedure Act that allowed it to file the lawsuit,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Marquette County Road Comm v. EPA, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

February 9, 2017

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