Environmentalists drop suit over stormwater general permit

December 17, 2021
The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) is dropping its legal challenge to EPA’s industrial stormwater general permit that sought stricter regulation of plastics pollution after settlement discussions were unfruitful, according to an attorney familiar with the litigation. CBD filed its motion for voluntary dismissal Dec. 14 with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, one day before it was scheduled to file its opening brief, and the court granted the request in a Dec. 16 order . EPA...

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