Environmentalists Urge Court To Keep Slaughterhouse ELG Challenge Alive

March 23, 2020
Environmentalists are trying to convince a federal appeals court that it can consider whether EPA has unlawfully failed to update technology-based effluent limits for meat and poultry slaughterhouses, disputing agency assertions that no final action under the Clean Water Act (CWA) has occurred that the court can review. “Contrary to EPA’s assertions, its Decision is a reviewable final agency action. EPA’s Decision is also a ‘promulgation’ within the meaning of the CWA. Therefore, this Court has jurisdiction to decide Citizen...

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