|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-599||3d Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Issue: Whether the Third Circuit erred by deferring to EPA’s interpretation of the words “total maximum daily load” to permit EPA to impose a complex regulatory scheme that does much more than cap daily levels of total pollutant loading and that displaces powers reserved to the states.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 17 2015||Application (15A305) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 4, 2015 to November 6, 2015, submitted to Justice Alito.|
|Sep 18 2015||Application (15A305) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until November 6, 2015.|
|Nov 6 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 9, 2015)|
|Nov 17 2015||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners,|
|Dec 3 2015||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 8, 2015.|
|Dec 7 2015||Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.|
|Dec 9 2015||Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.|
|Dec 9 2015||Brief amici curiae of Ninety-Two Members of Congress filed.|
|Dec 9 2015||Brief amici curiae of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, et al. filed.|
|Dec 9 2015||Brief amici curiae of States of Kansas, Indiana, Missouri, and 19 Other States filed.|
|Dec 22 2015||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including January 19, 2016, for all respondents.|
|Jan 7 2016||Waiver of right of respondents Virginia Association of Municipal Wasteswater Agencies, Maryland Association of Municipal Wastewater Agencies, National Association of Clean Water Agencies, et al. to respond filed.|
|Jan 7 2016||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents.|
|Jan 19 2016||Brief of Federal Respondent in opposition filed.|
|Jan 19 2016||Brief of respondents Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc., et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jan 19 2016||Brief of respondent Intervenor Respondent Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association in opposition filed.|
|Feb 2 2016||Reply of petitioners American Farm Bureau Federation, et al. filed.|
|Feb 3 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 19, 2016.|
|Feb 29 2016||Petition DENIED.|
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