Pillsbury advises NACWA in case concerning emission standards for sludge incinerators
Peter Wyckoff and Jeffrey Knight, Washington DC-based environmental partners at Pillsbury, have represented the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) in a case that saw the US Court of Appeals order the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revisit its emission standards for sewage sludge incinerators.
The Sierra Club and NACWA had petitioned the EPA to reconsider the standards after they were published in 2011. Both petitions were denied leading to an instant appeal.
As the court found that both NACWA’s and the EPA’s readings are permissible under the statute, confirming that the EPA has the authority to correct the problems this rule creates for municipalities around the country.
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