3rd Circuit: EPA Did Not Err; Approval Of Lead Remediation Plan Not ‘Arbitrary’
(August 12, 2015, 2:41 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A panel of the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 11 ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency did not violate the law when it approved a remediation plan for lead contamination at a former battery manufacturing site (Berks County v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, No. 14-2913, 3rd Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 14050).
(Opinion available. Document #15-150818-007Z.)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized a revised quality standard for lead in 2008, reducing the acceptable level of lead in ambient...