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States threaten to sue EPA over lack of ‘good neighbor’ plans

August 13, 2019
States in the New York City metropolitan area are threatening to sue EPA over its failure to ensure that three upwind states -- Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia - have submitted “good neighbor” plans to mitigate their contribution to high ozone levels on the coast. In a July 26 letter recently posted to EPA’s website, the attorneys-general of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut give the agency 60 days’ notice, until Sept. 26, of their intent to file suit should EPA...

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