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American Petroleum Institute v. EPA

Petition for certiorari denied on April 1, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-760 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether the Environmental Protection Agency may establish a new National Ambient Air Quality Standard under the Clean Air Act based on a purely hypothetical threat to the public health, as the D.C. Circuit held, or whether the agency is instead limited to establishing standards that are necessary to protect the public health from an actual or reasonably anticipated threat of harm.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 21 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 25, 2013)
Jan 16 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 25, 2013.
Feb 25 2013Brief of respondents Environmental Protection Agency, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 12 2013Reply of petitioner American Petroleum Institute filed.
Mar 13 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 29, 2013.
Apr 1 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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