EPA Fast-Tracks Emissions Rule To End Enviro Suit

Law360, New York (June 6, 2012, 4:55 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency agreed Wednesday to expedite an update to its air quality standards for particulate matter emissions and issue a final rule by December — six months sooner than the deadline it was seeking from a D.C. federal court.

The American Lung Association and National Parks Conservation Association — which had together sued the EPA over its delay in revamping the national ambient air quality standards that regulate smoke, soot and other pollution from power plants and other sources — said they had...
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AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION et al v. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY et al


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1:12-cv-00243

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District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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Robert L. Wilkins

Date Filed

February 13, 2012

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