Enviros Seek EPA Action On Oil Refinery Emissions Limits

Law360, New York (September 28, 2012, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A coalition of environmental groups filed suit Thursday seeking to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to update limits on toxic emissions from oil refineries, claiming new standards are long overdue.

Led by the Environmental Integrity Project, the groups alleged in a complaint in Washington, D.C., federal court that the EPA has shirked its responsibility to review or revise emissions standards for petroleum refineries it issued in the mid-1990s.

Under the Clean Air Act, the EPA is required every eight years to review air quality standards...
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