Petitioners Say 8th Circuit Air Ruling Sets ‘Dangerous’ Deference Precedent

October 24, 2022
Two North Dakota ranchers are urging the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit to review a three-judge panel’s August ruling rejecting their challenge to EPA’s approval of a coal-fired power plant’s air permit, saying the decision “dangerously” expands courts’ Chevron deference afforded to EPA’s statutory interpretation. In their Oct. 14 petition , Casey and Julie Voigt ask for both panel and en banc rehearing of the Aug. 31 ruling in Casey Voigt v. EPA , in...

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