Green Groups Challenge PVC Emissions Rule In DC Circ.

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 4:22 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club and other advocacy groups on Monday challenged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's polyvinyl chloride emissions limits in the D.C. Circuit, arguing that the current standard endangers the health of communities near plants that produce the harmful chemical.

Lodging a petition for review of the agency's final rule issued in February, the groups said the EPA had not provided a rational basis for allowing area source PVC plants to ignore maximum available controlled technologies standards in favor of the more lenient generally available controlled...
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