EPA Settles Suit With Pa. Green Group Over CAA Regs

Law360, Philadelphia (June 21, 2013, 5:23 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday reached a settlement with a Pennsylvania environmental group that had accused the agency of failing to push state regulators to meet heightened air quality standards for highly polluted region in the southwest of the state.

In the consent decree with the Philadelphia-based Clean Air Council, the EPA agreed to either approve a state plan to meet standards under the Clean Air Act for the Liberty-Clairton region by the end of 2013 or to impose their own plan if the...
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