D.C. Circuit Invalidates EPA Document as "Binding on its Face"

Nichols, Lindsay J.
November 2003
Ecology Law Quarterly;2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p793
Academic Journal
Examines the decision of a court of appeals on the case, General Electric Co. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, invalidating the agency's polychlorinated biphenyls risk assessment review guidance document. Reason for its invalidation; Features that served as a basis in finding that the document is binding; Implications of the decision.


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