EPA Reaches Deal In Fairbanks Air Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (December 22, 2016, 4:30 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a deal to address claims by environmental groups that it has not done enough to protect Fairbanks, Alaska, from airborne pollution that is endangering the health of the area's residents, with the parties asking a federal court on Wednesday to approve the deal.

Citizens for Clean Air and The Sierra Club in June filed suit against EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Dennis McLerran, the EPA regional administrator for Region 10, arguing the EPA has known about Fairbanks' pollution problem...
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Citizens for Clean Air et al v. McCarthy et al


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2:16-cv-00857

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Washington Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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John C Coughenour

Date Filed

June 9, 2016

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