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Natural Resources Defense Council v. EPA

Citation: 6 ELR 20777
No. No. 72-2402, 539 F.2d 1068/9 ERC 1298/(5th Cir., 10/04/1976) Attorneys fees denied

The Fifth Circuit denies a motion for attorneys' fees in a Clean Air Act citizen suit which successfully challenged the EPA Administrator's approval of portions of the Georgia air quality implementation plan An award of attorneys' fees must be based on a statutory exception to the general prohibition against such awards....

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