Enviro Groups Haul EPA Into Court Over Coal Ash Info

Law360, New York (December 2, 2009, 6:57 PM EST) -- Two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency seeking records related to the potential hazards of coal ash facilities, claiming the agency's refusal to disclose the information has prevented them from weighing in on the regulation of coal combustion waste.

The Sierra Club and the Environmental Integrity Project filed a complaint Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging that the agency violated the Freedom of Information Act and the Administrative Procedure Act by missing deadlines to hand over...
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