D.C. Circuit Court Finds Groups’ Challenge To Rule On Lead Emissions Untimely

Mealey's (March 7, 2016, 11:16 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A panel of the District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on March 4 dismissed as untimely a petition filed by three environmental groups over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 1980 rule that regulates emissions in nonattainment areas under the Clean Air Act (CAA), after finding that the petition was untimely (Sierra Club de Puerto Rico, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, No. 14-1138, U.S. App., D.C. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 4092).

(Opinion available. Document #08-160311-038Z.)

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