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Tribal Amicus Brief in Challenge to EPA Mercury Rule

Here is the brief in Murray Energy Corp. v. EPA (D.C. Cir.): tribal-amicus-brief Tribal Amicus Brief FINAL

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Catherine O’Neill on oral argument in Michigan v. EPA

This is a case about the EPA’s rule on mercury emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants. Prof. O’Neill’s analysis of the argument a couple of weeks ago is here.

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Michigan AG Leads Amicus Brief Against EPA Mercury Controls

Here is the brief. The case is American Nurses Assn. v. Jackson. It is a sad day for everyone living in the Great Lakes watershed that so many states can get behind a lawsuit that will guarantee higher mercury levels … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Moves to Dismiss EPA Mercury Regulation Cert Petition

Several Michigan tribes had an interest in this case, and signed on to an amicus brief before the D.C. Circuit (here). There are still industry petitions to deal with, but with the EPA dropping one petition (the EPA’s petition is … Continue reading

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DC Circuit Vacates EPA Mercury Emissions — New Jersey v. EPA

Here is the opinion. Here is a link to our previous post that included several briefs, including the tribal brief. Congrats to the petitioners!

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Challenge to EPA’s Mercury Rule — New Jersey v. EPA (CADC)

The D.C. Circuit will hear oral argument in the challenge to EPA’s regulations applying to coal-fired plants, New Jersey v. EPA, on December 6, 2007. The panel includes Judges Rogers, Tatel, and Brown. The order on oral argument is here: … Continue reading

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Lake Superior Tribes Studying Chemicals in Lake

From 91.3 FM: News From 91.3 KUWS Tribes studying chemicals in fish, and what it might do to people Story posted Monday at 5:13 p.m. 11/12/2007   Chequamegon Bay tribes are investigating the effects of fish contaminants in the greatest … Continue reading

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