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EPA Seeks To Dismiss Suit Over Advisers' Policy, Citing Lack Of Standing

March 12, 2018
EPA is urging a federal district court to dismiss the first of several suits challenging its controversial policies and appointments on selecting advisory committee members, charging that EPA's ability to set those policies is “highly discretionary,” the plaintiffs lack standing because the alleged harms cannot be redressed and any suit is not yet ripe. “Plaintiffs’ challenge to these highly discretionary policy judgments and the EPA’s power to make them is unprecedented and should be rejected by the Court,” EPA argues...

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