Enviros Drop Suit Over EPA's Clean Air Act Oversight

Law360, New York (August 24, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and WildEarth Guardians on Thursday asked a federal judge to dismiss the environmental group’s lawsuit alleging the agency failed to approve soot and smog emission plans for seven states, saying the EPA has met its obligations.

WildEarth alleged that the EPA had failed to perform its duty to either approve a state implementation plan or promulgate a federal implementation plan for California, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Oregon to satisfy the requirements of the Clean Air Act....
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