Enviro Groups Sue EPA Over State Air Quality Plans

Law360, New York (September 25, 2012, 6:32 PM EDT) -- A pair of environmental groups lodged a suit against the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in California federal court on Monday, arguing that the agency has violated the Clean Air Act by not addressing the failure of 12 states to submit air quality plans for lead emissions.

The Center for Biological Diversity and the Center for Environmental Health asked the court to issue a mandatory injunction requiring EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to make an official finding of failure regarding the 12 states that...
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