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Natural Resources Defense Council v. EPA

Citation: 17 ELR 21043
No. Nos. 80-1607 et al., 822 F.2d 104/26 ERC 1153/(D.C. Cir., 06/30/1987) Regulations substantially upheld

The court upholds substantially all of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permit regulations under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA), but holds that EPA lacks the authority under the FWPCA or the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to ban construction of new so...

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