South Coast Air Quality Management District v. EPA

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20025
No(s). 15-1115 (D.C. Cir. Feb 16, 2018)

The D.C. Circuit held that EPA unlawfully revoked the 1997 ozone NAAQS when it implemented the 2008 standard. In 2008, EPA set the ozone NAAQS at 75 parts per billion (ppb). In 2015, when implementing the standard, the Agency eliminated the 1997 standard of 84 ppb on the grounds that it was impossib...