Enviro Authorities Seek To Duck LA Dust Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (December 20, 2012, 4:26 PM EST) -- California's Air Resources Board and State Lands Commission told a federal court Tuesday they should be released from a lawsuit the city of Los Angeles brought over a dust-mitigation dispute in the state's remote Owens Valley, arguing they are immune from suit and the city lacks standing to sue as a political subdivision of the state.

Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management are also listed as defendants in the case, which is part...
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