Ill. Law Too Vague To Sustain CAA Suit: 7th Circ.

Law360, New York (September 9, 2010, 2:46 PM EDT) -- In an issue of first impression, a federal appeals court has ruled that an Illinois regulation limiting air pollution from particulate matter is too vague to be used as the basis for a citizen suit under the Clean Air Act.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued the ruling Tuesday, affirming the lower court's dismissal of the case. The suit was brought by neighbors of IEI Barge Services Inc., which stores an outdoor coal pile and loads the coal onto barges in East...
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