EPA Ozone Rules Not Stringent Enough, States Tell DC Circ.

Law360, Washington (November 16, 2012, 6:20 PM EST) -- Several states and environmental and health organizations told the D.C. Circuit on Friday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency went beyond its administrative discretion when it set ozone emissions standards, saying the agency ignored substantial evidence that public health would continue to be harmed at the current limits.

The states and groups urged the three-judge panel to remand a 2008 rule that set the National Ambient Air Quality Standards at 0.075 parts per million in an effort to reduce ground-level ozone, noting that the agency ignored...
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