National Ass'n for Surface Finishing v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20139
No(s). 12-1459 (D.C. Cir. Jul 21, 2015)

The D.C. Circuit denied petitions challenging an EPA regulation that revised the NESHAP for hexavalent chromium, a carcinogenic compound that gets emitted into the air during the chrome-finishing process. The new rule, issued in 2012, imposes more stringent emissions limitations than its predecessor...