EPA Vows To Reconsider Bush-Era Smog Standards

Law360, New York (September 16, 2009, 5:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency told a federal appeals court Wednesday that it would reconsider national smog standards implemented last year by the Bush administration, thus likely putting on hold litigation filed by states and a number of health and environmental advocacy groups.

In court documents filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the EPA said it had concerns over whether the smog standards, set at 75 parts per billion, satisfied the requirements of the Clean Air Act.

It said...
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