In an action under the Administrative Procedure Act seeking to compel action by the Environmental Protection Agency on plaintiff's complaint that a city failed properly to utilize EPA funds to address environmental problems, dismissal of the action on mootness grounds is reversed where the voluntary cessation exception to the mootness doctrine applied.
Argued and Submitted April 14, 2009
Filed September 17, 2009
Opinion by Judge Tashima
Rebecca Shapiro Cohen, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Seattle, WA