AGs Lob Latest Suit Accusing EPA Of Missing Smog Deadline

Law360, New York (December 5, 2017, 9:16 PM EST) -- A coalition of 15 attorneys general from states including New York, California and Massachusetts sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its leader on Tuesday, alleging the agency has missed a deadline to identify the areas of the U.S. that are subject to smog reduction requirements.

The coalition’s lawsuit asserts that under Administrator Scott Pruitt, the EPA has failed to issue designations for areas of the country with dangerous levels of ground-level ozone air pollution more than two months after the Oct. 1 deadline set by...
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