ND Says EPA Exceeds Bounds Of Clean Air Consent Degree

Law360, Washington (September 22, 2011, 3:36 PM EDT) -- North Dakota asked Wednesday to intervene in a California suit alleging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency failed to approve Clean Air Act implementation plans for seven states, saying the EPA exceeded its authority under a consent decree.

WildEarth Guardians' suit, filed in June 2009, alleged that EPA administrator Lisa Jackson failed to either approve a state implementation plan or promulgate an interstate transport federal implementation plan for North Dakota and six other states to satisfy the requirements of CAA. The case resulted in a consent decree...
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Case Title

WildEarth Guardians v. Jackson


Case Number

4:09-cv-02453

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Claudia Wilken

Date Filed

June 2, 2009

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