Nonroad GHG Emissions Suit Trimmed

Law360, New York (July 5, 2011, 4:05 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in the District of Columbia on Tuesday stripped claims from a lawsuit accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of improperly failing to determine whether greenhouse gas emissions from marine, air and other nonroad engines contribute to dangerous air pollution.

Partially granting the EPA's dismissal motion, U.S. District Judge Henry H. Kennedy Jr. tossed two claims that environmental groups brought over the regulator's failure to make determinations for emissions from marine vessels and nonroad vehicles and engines. A so-called endangerment finding that particular emissions...
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