Riverkeeper, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency: Applying the Clean Water Act's Best Technology Available Standard to Existing Cooling Systems

Gersen, Sara
May 2008
Ecology Law Quarterly;2008, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p269
Academic Journal
The article discusses a court case where in the case of Riverkeeper Inc. versus the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had been decided. The court held that EPA cannot use cost-benefit analysis in determining which technology are best available to the company for its compliance for the clean water act. Moreover, by prohibiting cost-benefit analysis determining best technology available, the court produced Congress's intent for the Clean Water Act.


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