Groups Sue EPA To Force Revamp Of Air Quality Standards

Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 3:45 PM EST) -- The American Lung Association and the National Parks Conservation Association on Tuesday sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for missing an October deadline to update air quality standards for particulate matter emissions from power plants and other sources.

They launched the suit in Washington federal court just days after New York and 10 other states targeted the EPA in their own lawsuit over the agency's failure to revamp national ambient air quality standards that regulate smoke, soot and other pollution.

The two groups said the EPA...
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