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North Dakota Eyes High Court To Resolve Standing In Sue-And-Settle Suits

March 09, 2018
North Dakota is preparing to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an appellate decision rejecting the state's request for standing to intervene in a settlement resetting EPA's missed statutory deadlines in a waste case, a move that could set a broader precedent for whether states and other third parties have a right to intervene in such sue-and-settle cases. If the court accepts the case, it could further elevate debate over EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's controversial policy limiting use of...

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