EPA's New Smog Rules Come Under Fire

Law360, New York (May 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A coalition of health and environmental advocacy groups has challenged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new smog rules, saying the standards, which cap pollution-forming ozone at 75 parts per billion, put public health and the environment at risk.

The groups, led by the public interest law firm Earthjustice, filed suit Tuesday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit over the standards the EPA adopted in March.

The American Lung Association, Natural Resources Defense Council, Environmental Defense Fund, National Parks Conservation Association,...
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