March 22, 2019 / 9:28 PM / a month ago

Judge tosses advocacy group's lawsuit over EPA science panels

A federal judge has rejected a challenge to a new Environmental Protection Agency policy that bans persons receiving EPA grants from serving on its science panels, marking the second time this year a judge has ruled for the agency in lawsuits over the policy.

In a decision on Thursday, U.S. District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan dismissed a lawsuit by the Natural Resources Defense Council, saying it did not have standing to sue because it did not show that it was injured by the new rules.

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