Georgia-Pacific West v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center
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|Case Term||OT 2012|
|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.)|
|Lower Court's Decision|
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Outcome - Reverse
This case was decided on 20 March, 2013.