Enviros Wants EPA To Revamp Toxic Emissions Standards

Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT) -- Four environmental groups urged a Washington federal judge on Wednesday to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to review toxic emissions standards, claiming the agency has ignored inaccurate data for more than 30 years.

The environmental groups allege that the EPA has failed to review the emission factors for volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides at least every three years, as required by the Clean Air Act. This lackluster approach has led to a skewed perception of the level of air pollutants...
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