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Scope of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Discretion to Adopt Any One of Three Alternative Interpretations of the Mitchell-Conte Amendment to the Clean Air Act

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Based on Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v Natural Resources Defense Counsel, Inc., the Environmental Protection Agency has the discretion to adopt any one of three alternative EPA-suggested interpretations of the 1988 Mitchell-Conte Amendment to the Clean Air Act.

Updated July 9, 2014