Environmental Appeals Board
***NOTICE ABOUT E-FILING***
We encourage all parties to utilize the Environmental Appeal Board’s electronic filing system accessible on our website: www.epa.gov/eab (Click on "Electronic Filing" Link in the left margin). As a reminder, the EAB has suspended its requirement to submit an identical paper copy of any electronically filed document that is longer than 50 pages within one business day.
Further, the Board’s September 2020 Revised Order Authorizing Electronic Service of Documents in Permit and Enforcement Appeals remains in effect.
|Notice: This year marks the Environmental Appeals Board’s 30th anniversary. To commemorate this significant milestone, Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe, former EPA Administrator William K. Reilly, and former Environmental Appeal Judges Scott Fulton and Leslye Fraser participated in a session that highlighted the Board’s 30-year history. This exchange is memorialized in the following video: https://youtu.be/slpvmcuhGbw.
The Environmental Appeals Board is an appellate tribunal established by regulation to hear administrative appeals under all major environmental statutes that EPA administers. The Board is an impartial tribunal independent for substantive purposes of all Agency components outside the Immediate Office of the Administrator. The Board’s caseload consists primarily of appeals from permit decisions and administrative civil penalty decisions, as well as petitions for reimbursement of costs incurred in complying with cleanup orders issued under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act. The Board’s Environmental Appeals Judges sit in panels of three and make decisions by majority vote.
Information for Filers: For more information on how to file with the Board or the applicable regulations, click on the following links:
ˇ E-filing Information and Instructions
ˇ Regulations Governing Appeals
Internship Opportunities: Click here for information on law student internship/externship opportunities with the Board.
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