Pa., Ga., Ill. 18 Months Late On Emissions Plans: EPA

Law360, New York (December 2, 2009, 5:19 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that Georgia, Pennsylvania and Illinois still have not submitted state implementation plans to meet aspects of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards, even though the plans were due 18 months ago.

The states have another six months to submit plans before the EPA can enforce highway funding sanctions and impose federal implementation plans on the states, the agency said in a report issued Friday.

Under the Clean Air Act, the National Ambient Air Quality Standards regulate emissions of six...
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