EPA Ozone Rules Ignore At-Risk Citizens, States Tell DC Circ.

Law360, New York (April 18, 2012, 1:40 PM EDT) -- A dozen states told the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had enacted standards for ozone emissions despite compelling evidence they failed to shield at-risk people including asthmatics, weighing in on a case seeking to remand the rule.

The states, including New York, Maine and California, along with Washington, D.C., and New York City, are seeking to remand a 2008 rule that set the National Ambient Air Quality Standards at 0.075 parts per million in an effort to reduce ground-level ozone. However,...
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