Environmental Appeals Board
|Welcome to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) Homepage. The Appeals Board is the final Agency decisionmaker on administrative appeals under all major environmental statutes that the Agency administers. It is an impartial body independent of all Agency components outside the immediate Office of the Administrator. The Board typically sits in panels of three judges and makes decisions by majority vote. Currently, seven experienced attorneys serve as counsel to the Board.|
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ATTENTION ELECTRONIC FILERS: On August 12, 2013, the Board migrated to a new EAB eFiling system. Click here for more information and registration instructions. The Board has revised its Standing Orders governing electronic filing to reflect the Board's migration to the new EAB eFiling System. These revised orders are available on the Standing Orders section of the Board's website.
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STANDING ORDER GOVERNING NSR/PSD APPEALS: On March 27, 2013, the Board revised its Standing Order applicable to all Clean Air Act New Source Review/PSD permit appeals. This standing order is available on the Standing Orders section of the Board’s Web site.
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REVISED RULE ISSUED (40 CFR 124.19): Effective March 26, 2013, EPA revised its rule governing permit appeals (40 CFR 124.19). For more information, see the Regulations Governing Appeals page.
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NEW MAILING AND HAND-DELIVERY ADDRESS: As of November 28, 2012, the EAB has moved. Click here for the Board’s Mailing and Hand-Delivery addresses.