EPA Settles Sierra Club Suit Over NC, SC Air Quality Plans

Law360, New York (July 11, 2012, 8:26 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a proposed consent decree with the Sierra Club in a suit alleging the agency failed to timely approve or disapprove ozone rules for a region in North and South Carolina, the EPA said Wednesday.

In a proposed decree set to be published in the federal register Thursday, the EPA opened for comment a proposed timetable for its review of the states' plans for monitoring and mitigating ground-level pollutants, a framework meant to resolve a Sierra Club suit alleging...
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