Enviro Groups Want EPA To Fast-Track Parks Pollution Plans

By Dorothy Atkins (May 23, 2022, 7:22 PM EDT) -- A group of environmental nonprofits asked a California federal judge to require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to fast-track haze reduction plans for national parks and wilderness areas in 33 states, arguing that the agency has illegally stalled its pollution-reduction enforcement efforts and the delays are harming their interests.

In a 28-page motion for summary judgment filed Friday, the organizations asked the court to grant it a quick win in its lawsuit and order the EPA to find that 33 states have failed to submit a revised state implementation plan that includes emission limits and other remediation measures to fulfill the...

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