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Georgia-Pacific West v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Other Cases
Question Presented Whether the Ninth Circuit should have deferred to the Environmental Protection Agency’s longstanding position that channeled runoff from forest roads does not require a permit, and erred when it mandated that EPA regulate such runoff as industrial stormwater subject to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System. (Breyer, J., recused.)
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    Outcome - Reverse

    This case was decided on 20 March, 2013.

    Roberts
    Robertsremand
    Scalia
    Scaliaaffirm
    Kennedy
    Kennedyremand
    Thomas
    Thomasremand
    Ginsburg
    Ginsburgremand
    Breyer
    Breyerrecuse
    Alito
    Alitoremand
    Sotomayor
    Sotomayorremand
    Kagan
    Kaganremand