TITLE

Conformity as Catalyst: Environmental Defense Fund v. Environmental Protection Agency

AUTHOR(S)
Yame, Michael R.
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Ecology Law Quarterly;2000, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p841
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that the United States Court of Appeals has correctly overturned Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations that undermined the conformity provision of the 1990 Clean Air Act in the Environmental Defense Fund versus EPA case. Relationship between air quality and vehicle miles traveled; History of the conformity requirement; Analysis on the court's decision; Effects of the strict interpretation and enforcement of the conformity provision on policy innovation.
ACCESSION #
4057590

 

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