Court poised to weigh EPA decision to drop mine cleanup rule

March 12, 2019
A federal appellate court is slated to hear arguments March 13 on whether the Trump EPA was justified in discarding a proposed rule to set first-time Superfund financial requirements for the hardrock mining sector, a measure that would also have set a precedent for similar rules governing the chemical and other sectors. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is scheduled to hear oral argument in Idaho Conservation League, et al. v. EPA , in which...

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