EPA Unveils Some Ozone Info After Enviro Lawsuit Threat

Law360, New York (November 15, 2017, 8:44 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday identified more than 2,000 counties in the U.S., as well as tribal lands, that meet ozone standards set in 2015, weeks after environmentalists threatened to sue the agency for blowing a statutory deadline to publish the list.

The EPA designated 2,646 counties, including Indian Country located in those counties, two separate areas of Indian Country, and five territories, including American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as meeting the national ambient air quality...
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