Enviro Group, EPA Settle Air Pollution Case

Law360, New York (February 14, 2011, 12:38 PM EST) -- The Center for Biological Diversity and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have reached a settlement that effectively ends a suit accusing the federal regulator of blowing several deadlines related to the reduction of particulate matter air pollution in five states.

In a joint motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the parties referenced a signed settlement agreement and asked the court to vacate all procedural deadlines and administratively close the case — in which the environmental group claimed that...
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