EPA Dropped The Ball In Soot Pollution Oversight, Enviros Say

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 4:13 PM EDT) -- An environmental group upset over air pollution levels in Utah and Idaho filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of violating the Clean Air Act by allowing smoke, soot and other harmful emissions to go unchecked.

WildEarth Guardians says the EPA is shirking its responsibility to protect public health by failing to issue a federal implementation plan for fine particulate matter, or PM 2.5, covering several counties in Idaho and Utah. The agency determined in 2009 that the areas are violating National Ambient...
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