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EPCRA Citizen Suits After Steel Co. v. Citizens for a Better Environment

Editors' Summary: In March, the U.S. Supreme Court rendered its decision in Steel Co. v. Citizens for a Better Environment, 118 S. Ct. 1003, 28 ELR 20434 (1998). The Court held that an environmental group lacked standing to sue a...

Steel Co. v. Citizens for a Better Env't

The Court holds that an environmental group lacks standing to maintain a suit for purely past violations of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). After receiving notice from the group of its failure to report...

Citizen Standing to Sue for Past EPCRA Violations

Editors' Summary: This Article addresses whether citizens have standing to bring citizen suits under EPCRA for wholly past violations—an issue presented before the U.S. Supreme Court last month in Steel Co. v. Citizens for...