EPA Sued For Not Regulating PVC Emissions

Law360, New York (October 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been hit with a lawsuit filed by several environmental groups that allege the agency has violated the Clean Air Act by failing to issue lawful standards for all hazardous pollutants released from plants that manufacture vinyl.

Filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the groups asked the court to set a deadline for the EPA to establish new rules regarding the harmful emissions of polyvinyl chloride, following a 2004 appeals court ruling that the EPA's...
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