6th Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Couple’s Citizen Suit Against EPA, Ohio EPA

Mealey's (January 11, 2016, 9:04 AM EST) -- CINCINNATI — A Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Jan. 6 affirmed the dismissal of a couple’s lawsuit accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) and Ohio Department of Agriculture (DOA) of violating the Clean Water Act (CWA) when allowing the DOA to regulate water pollution caused by animal feeding operations, holding that the act does not allow citizen suits against regulators over regulatory functions (Larry Askins v. Ohio Department of Agriculture, et al., No. 15-3147, 6th Cir.; 2016...
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