EPA Settles Suit Over Texas' Ozone Cleanup Plan

Law360, Dallas (August 15, 2012, 8:12 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday settled a Clean Air Act suit brought by the Sierra Club, agreeing to review parts of Texas' implementation plan to reduce air pollution in Dallas and Houston.

According to a consent decree approved by U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, the EPA will issue by January 2014 final decisions approving or disapproving 26 proposals that are part of the state's implementation plan. Proposed rules are set to be issued in two phases, with the first to be published in the...
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