Bloomberg Law
Sept. 20, 2019, 9:10 PM

Appeals Court Will Decide Ozone Pollution Case Without Arguments

Amena H. Saiyid
Amena H. Saiyid

A federal appeals court has decided against hearing directly from the parties involved in a lawsuit over EPA regulation of upwind sources of ozone-forming pollution.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said Sept. 20 it would decide the consolidated case on the basis of the information that the Environmental Protection Agency and others submitted in filings.

“The court concludes, on its own motion, that oral argument will not assist the court in these consolidated cases,’” wrote judges Judith W. Rogers, Thomas B. Griffith, and Gregory G. Katsas, who will ...