District Court Judge Backs EPA On One-Time Air Toxics Rule Risk Reviews

June 29, 2020
A federal district court judge is backing EPA’s long-standing position that it need only conduct “residual” health risk reviews for its existing air toxics regulations once, rejecting environmentalists’ claim that the reviews must occur every eight years alongside related Clean Air Act-mandated reviews of air toxic control technologies. The June 26 opinion by Judge Vince Chhabria of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future, et al. v. Wheeler could potentially help...

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