EPA Agrees To Move On State Air Pollution Control Plans

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 4:05 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that it will make final determinations by the end of 2013 on a pair of state pollution control plans implementing federal air quality standards, resolving a Clean Air Act suit brought by the Sierra Club.

The proposed consent decree requires the EPA to either approve or reject the plans in the next few months, with a decision on Wyoming's fine particulate matter proposal due by Oct. 15 and a determination of Connecticut's ozone plan by Dec. 16, the EPA...
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