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Idaho Conservation League v. Wheeler

ELR Citation: ELR 20122
Nos. 18-1141, (D.C. Cir., 07/19/2019)

The D.C. Circuit upheld EPA's decision not to issue financial responsibility requirements for the hard-rock mining industry. Environmental groups argued the decision violated CERCLA by wrongly interpreting the term "risk" in the operative provisions as limited to the risk of taxpayer-funded response actions....

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