Judge Rules With The Environmental Protection Agency in FOIA Rebuff

The Environmental Protection Agency does not have documents a law firm sought in a FOIA request, nor is it obligated to obtain them, a federal judge ruled.

 Plaintiff Beveridge & Diamond helps "clients around the world resolve environmental, natural resource, project development and sustainability issues relating to their facilities, products and operations," according to the firm's website.

The law firm asked the EPA for data on the physical affects experienced by people exposed to a highly potent form of asbestos found at a vermiculite mine in Libby, Mont. Continue>>>