Sierra Club v. EPA

ELR Citation: ELR 20269
No(s). 96-1007 (D.C. Cir. Nov 4, 1997)

The court holds that a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation that creates a 12-month grace period exempting transportation projects in nonattainment and maintenance areas from Clean Air Act (CAA) Ā§176(c) is contrary to the plain meaning of the CAA. The court first holds that an envi...