Backing EPA, Regional Court Sends Taconite Air Rule Suits To D.C. Circuit

June 18, 2024
In a win for EPA, a regional appeals court has transferred steelmakers’ lawsuits challenging the agency’s rule tightening air toxics limits for taconite iron ore production to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit while declining to rule on their motion to stay the measure. In one of several ongoing clashes between industry and EPA over venue for Clean Air Act cases, the 8th Circuit panel of Judges James Loken, Lavenski Smith and David Stras in...

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