Enviros Push EPA On Coal Mine Emissions Limits

Law360, New York (June 18, 2010, 1:42 PM EDT) -- A number of environmental groups have asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to establish limits on air pollution from coal mines, saying action by the agency is required to keep pollution in check.

Earthjustice, WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Environmental Integrity Project and the Sierra Club said Wednesday that they had petitioned EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to exercise the agency's authority under the Clean Air Act to list coal mines as a source of harmful air pollution and ensure the best systems of...
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