DC Circ. Told EPA Disregards Health Risks Of CO Exposure

Law360, Washington (September 26, 2013, 2:09 PM ET) -- Environmental advocacy groups on Thursday pushed the D.C. Circuit to vacate U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rulemaking on carbon monoxide concentration limits in ambient air, saying the agency failed to adequately assess the health risks of the current rule.

Nicholas Lopez, representing Communities for a Better Environment and WildEarth Guardians, told a three-judge panel that the EPA disregarded epidemiological studies on the effects of ambient carbon monoxide in its rulemaking, even though it considered similar epidemiological evidence in other rules related to nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide....
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