Enviros Challenge EPA's Chromium Emissions Standards

Law360, New York (November 21, 2012, 12:38 PM EST) -- The Sierra Club and two other environmental groups are claiming in the D.C. Circuit that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's final rule on emissions standards for chromium electroplating plants does not meet Clean Air Act requirements.

By failing to demand that all facilities match the chromium emissions standards set by California in 2006, the EPA violated the CAA and exposed communities living near the plants to dangerous amounts cancer-causing hexavalent chromium, according to a complaint filed Nov. 16 by the Sierra Club, the Clean Air Council...
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