Green Group Promises Suit Over EPA Soot Pollution Inaction

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 6:02 PM EST) -- The Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday vowed to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency if it doesn't clamp down on excessive soot pollution in Alaska, Washington, Iowa and Puerto Rico, the environmental group's latest effort to force the EPA to address the issue.

The CBD issued a formal 60-day notice of intent to sue the EPA, asserting the agency has failed to timely implement a federal air quality plan to reduce emissions of particulate matter — soot, in layman's terms — in Alaska, Washington, Iowa...
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