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Natural Resources Def. Coun. v. EPA, No. 06-1045

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By FindLaw Staff on July 10, 2009 4:51 PM

In a petition for review of the EPA's revision of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone, the petition is granted in part, where one of the new regulations was inconsistent with the Clean Air Act in allowing participation in a regional cap-and-trade program to satisfy an area-specific statutory mandate; but reversed in part, where the EPA's remaining rules were supported by substantial evidence.

Read Natural Resources Def. Coun. v. EPA, No. 06-1045

Appellate Information

Argued November 20, 2008

Decided July 10, 2009

Judges

Per Curiam

Counsel

For Petitioners:

David S. Baron, Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC

For Respondents:

Brian H. Lynk, Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

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