D.C. Circuit Upholds EPA Regulation Limiting Interstate Ozone Pollution

Ratcliff, Jesse
August 2002
Ecology Law Quarterly;2002, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p443
Academic Journal
Discusses the decision of the D.C. Court of Appeals to upheld aspects of a rule designed to reduce the effects of interstate ozone pollution in the court case Appalachian Power Co. versus U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Background of the case; Assessment of the court's decision; Significance of the decision to the reduction of transboundary air pollution.


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