EPA To Offer Texas Emissions Plan To Appease Sierra Club

Law360, New York (November 28, 2011, 7:54 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asked a Washington federal court Monday to enter an agreement settling a large chunk of a Sierra Club suit over the implementation of federal measures to limit air pollution in Texas.

The EPA filed a motion, unopposed by the Sierra Club, to enter a partial consent decree that would resolve most of the environmental group's claims against the agency. The suit accuses the EPA of failing to declare a federal implementation plan for the state of Texas to meet 1997 Clean...
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