In November, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia permanently enjoined enforcement of Executive Order 13202. The Bush administration appealed that decision to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
SMACNA, along with its partners in the Mechanical-Electrical-Sheet Metal Alliance, received the consent of the parties to the dispute to file an amicus curiae (or “friend of the court”) brief.
In its brief, the alliance made the following points:
The case is scheduled for oral argument on May 10.
Publication date: 04/01/2002