Inside EPA - 03/27/2020

In Latest EPA Loss, 1st Circuit Remands UCS’ Science Advisor Policy Suit

March 23, 2020
Correction Appended A federal appellate court has remanded environmentalists’ lawsuit challenging EPA’s controversial policy barring agency grant recipients from serving as EPA science advisors, finding that a district court had inappropriately dismissed claims that the policy violated federal laws requiring balanced representation on advisory panels. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit ruled March 23 in Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) et al. v. EPA that the lower court wrongly rejected arguments that the policy violates...

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