EPA Says Pa. Lagging On Lead Pollution Improvement Plans

Law360, Washington (February 24, 2014, 8:05 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday said Pennsylvania had yet to put into place plans for two counties to comply with 2008 lead pollution standards under the Clean Air Act, despite a 2012 deadline, threatening the state with sanctions unless it complies.

According to a pending Federal Register notice, the state was meant to put into place by June 2012 state implementation plans, or SIPs, to timely correct air lead standards in two areas in Berks County and one in Beaver County that had not...
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