Chevron Loses Second Bid To Challenge EPA Offshore Permitting Decision

September 6, 2023
A federal appeals court has dealt a second legal defeat to oil company Chevron’s attempt to reinstate a Trump-era determination that the firm does not need air permits for decommissioning work at two disused oil platforms off California’s coast, finding that the Biden EPA’s rejection of the Trump finding is not “final action.” In its Sept. 1 unpublished memorandum opinion in Chevron USA, Inc., v. EPA , the U.S Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit finds that an April...

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