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Whitman v. American Trucking Associations

Docket No.: 99-1257
Argued: November 7, 2000
Decided: February 27, 2001
Consolidated with: No. 99-1426

Topics:

Clean Air, Economic Activity, Natural Resources, Administrative Procedure, Article I, Article I of the Constitution, Clean Air Act, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, Natural Resources, Occupational Safety and Health Act, judicial review, separation of powers

PartyNames: NOTICE: This opinion is subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports. Readers are requested to notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D. C. 20543, of any typographical or other formal errors, in order that corrections may be made before the preliminary print goes to press. WHITMAN, ADMINISTRATOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, et al. v. AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATIONS, INC., et al.
Petitioner: Whitman
Respondent: American Trucking Associations

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket

Whitman
v.
American Trucking Associations
531 U.S. 457 (2001)
Other Citations: 121 S.Ct. 903149 L.Ed.2d 1 (531 U.S. 457
Question:

Does section 109(b)(1) of the Clean Air Act unconstitutionally delegate legislative power to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency? May the Administrator of the EPA consider the costs of implementation in setting national ambient air quality standards under section 109(b)(1)? Does the Court of Appeals have the jurisdiction to review the EPA's interpretation of Part D of Title I of the CAA, with respect to implementing the revised ozone NAAQS?

Whitman v. American Trucking Associations
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 07, 2000

Holding: affirmed in part and reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Whitman, 0 vote(s) against
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