Judges Split On Environmentalists' Standing To Challenge Waste Rule

April 9, 2019
Appellate judges appeared split during April 9 oral argument on whether environmentalists have standing to challenge an EPA exclusion that exempts third-party recyclers of hazardous secondary materials from strict waste rule requirements even as the panel appeared to question environmentalists' argument on the merits. In California Communities Against Toxics, et al. v. EPA , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard argument on whether it should strike down an exclusion in EPA's definition of solid...

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