Enviros Lose Bid To Revive EPA Aircraft-Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (November 2, 2012, 8:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency escaped immediate legal pressure to study pollution from airplane and ship emissions after a Washington federal court judge on Thursday rejected a request from environmental groups that he reconsider their Clean Air Act suit against the agency.

The Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth, Oceana and the International Center for Technology Assessment argued that the EPA had recently introduced new, streamlined methods for assessing power plant emissions and could apply them to other polluters....
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