Regulation:

Former EPA general counsel Martella discusses influence of court on EPA air rules

With an uptick in court activity relating to U.S. EPA regulations in the last year, what themes have emerged from the court on standing, challenges to rules and the level of discretion given to the agency? During today's OnPoint, Roger Martella, a partner at Sidley Austin and the former general counsel at EPA, explains why this year's activity is different from that of previous years. He discusses how challenges to rules and the review of cases have changed and weighs in on expectations for the court in the coming year.