EPA Dodges Clean Air Act Suit Over Aircraft Emissions

Law360, New York (March 21, 2012, 4:37 PM EDT) -- A Washington, D.C. federal judge on Tuesday dismissed the remaining claims of a Clean Air Act suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ruling that a coalition of environmental organizations did not show the agency resisted determining the effect of aircraft emissions on air quality.

The Center for Biological Diversity and other environmental groups had accused the EPA of violating the Clean Air Act with its failure to decide whether emissions or greenhouse gases and black carbon from aircraft emissions "causes or contributes to dangerous air...
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