Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20038
No(s). 19cv5174 (DLC) (S.D.N.Y. Feb 10, 2020) (Cote, J.)

A district court held that a 2017 EPA directive that prohibited scientists in receipt of certain EPA grants from serving on the Agency's federal advisory committees was arbitrary and capricious. An environmental group argued, among other things, that the directive failed to provide a reasoned explan...