D.C. Circuit Rejects EPA Bid For Remand In LCR Case Amid Rule Revisions

February 3, 2023
The U.S Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is denying EPA’s request to remand the Trump-era lead and copper rule revisions (LCRR) as the agency works on a tougher revised rule, ensuring the issue remains under court scrutiny even though the judges placed the litigation in abeyance. “In light of the new rulemaking and EPA’s request that this court retain jurisdiction over these cases during that rulemaking, the court has determined that abeyance, rather than a remand,...

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