Groups Take Aim At EPA Over Nitrous Oxide Emissions

Law360, New York (October 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Environmental Integrity Project and the Sierra Club said Tuesday they intend to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to update its emissions standard for nitric acid plants in a timely manner.

The environmental groups say that the EPA is some 16 years behind on reviewing the rules, in violation of its legal duty to review the standards at least once every eight years as required under the Clear Air Act.

In their notice of intent to sue, the EIP and the Sierra Club...
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