Enviros Sue To Force EPA's Hand On Coal Ash Standards

Law360, New York (April 5, 2012, 3:42 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club and 10 other groups are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington federal court in a bid to force the agency to update its regulations for the disposal of toxic coal ash, the groups said Thursday.

The EPA has not reviewed and revised its coal ash regulations since 1981, according to a complaint to be filed Thursday by a coalition of health and environmental groups. Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, such regulations are supposed to be reviewed at least every...
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