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Physicians for Social Responsibility v. Wheeler

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit reversed a district court's dismissal of a challenge by scientific advocacy groups to EPA's directive barring recipients of EPA grants from serving on any of the Agency's advisory committees. The groups argued that the...

Natural Resources Defense Council v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court vacated EPA's 2017 directive that prohibited scientists in receipt of certain EPA grants from serving on the Agency's federal advisory committees. An environmental group argued the directive should be vacated and...

Union of Concerned Scientists v. Wheeler

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a nonprofit group's challenge to an EPA directive that prohibited scientists in receipt of certain EPA grants from serving on the Agency's federal advisory committees. The group argued that the directive...

Natural Resources Defense Council v. Wheeler

ELR Case

A district court dismissed for lack of standing an environmental group's challenge to an EPA directive that prohibited scientists in receipt of certain EPA grants from serving on the Agency's federal advisory committees. The group...

Physicians for Social Responsibility v. Wheeler

ELR Case

A district court granted EPA's motion to dismiss a challenge by scientific advocacy groups to the Agency's directive barring recipients of EPA grants from serving on any of the Agency's advisory committees. The groups argued that the...

H.R. 70, Committee Action

ELR Congressional Update