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Chevron U.S.A. V. Natural Resources Defense Council

Date: 
01/01/1984
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When a court reviews an agency's construction of a statute which it administers, there are 2 issues: (1) if Congress spoken to the issue, the court must give effect to the unambiguously expressed intent of Congress; (2) if the statute is silent or ambiguous on an issue, the court must determine whether the agency's position is based on a permissible construction of the statute.

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