American Farm Bureau Federation v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20322
No(s). 1:11-CV-0067 (M.D. Pa. Oct 13, 2011) (Rambo, J.)

A district court held that environmental groups and water associations may intervene in a lawsuit challenging EPA's TMDL for the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit argued that the TMDL should be vacated because EPA lacked authority under the CWA to issue the TMDL, the ...