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7th Circuit Hands Win To EPA On D.C. Circuit Review Of 'National' Policies

July 14, 2017
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in a unanimous July 12 opinion is agreeing with EPA's bid to transfer to the D.C. Circuit a suit over an area's attainment designation for federal sulfur dioxide (SO2) air standards, revising its precedent to make it easier to send lawsuits over “nationally applicable” rules to the D.C. Circuit. The decision is a win for EPA and the Department of Justice (DOJ) which had argued that keeping the suit over one...

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