40 CFR 179.85 - Purpose of preliminary conference.
The presiding officer will conduct one or more preliminary conferences for the following purposes:
(b) To establish any necessary procedural rules to control the course of the hearing and the schedule for the hearing.
(c) To group parties with substantially similar interests, for purposes of presenting evidence, making objections, cross-examination, and presenting oral argument.
Title 40 published on 2014-07-01
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