Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - 8th Circuit Rules Company's Challenge To Water Quality Criteria Fails

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - 8th Circuit Rules Company's Challenge To Water Quality Criteria Fails

ST. LOUIS - A panel of the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 15 ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was not "arbitrary and capricious" in denying a challenge to water quality standards filed by a chemical company that had sought less stringent criteria on its disposal of manufacturing waste (El Dorado Chemical Company v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, No. 13-1936, 8th Cir.).

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