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District Courts Set Deadlines For EPA To Act On Interstate Ozone Pollution

June 13, 2018
Two federal district courts in new rulings are requiring EPA to meet binding deadlines to act on states' request for the agency to mitigate interstate transport of ozone air pollution, with one decision mandating federal air quality plans for several states and another requiring an EPA decision on a petition seeking ozone cuts in upwind states. The decisions , issued this week, could help Mid-Atlantic and East Coast states in the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) as they continue to push...

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