Sierra Club Sues EPA Over Sewage Facility Emissions

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 4:02 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday in D.C. federal court for failing to review emission standards for air pollutants from sewage treatment facilities, making good on a litigation warning notice sent to the agency this summer.

According to the complaint, which was filed jointly with environmental group California Communities Against Toxics, the EPA has missed the eight-year deadline for reviewing emission standards for hazardous air pollutants from publicly owned treatment works, or POTWs, as mandated by the Clean Air Act....
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