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Rosemere Neighborhood Ass'n. v. EPA, No. 08-35045

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.

Read Rosemere Neighborhood Ass'n. v. EPA, No. 08-35045

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted April 14, 2009

Filed September 17, 2009


Opinion by Judge Tashima


For Appellant:

Christopher Winter, Crag Law Center, Portland, OR

For Appellees:

Rebecca Shapiro Cohen, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Seattle, WA