Environmentalists Eye Suit Against EPA Over Detroit Ozone Redesignation

May 19, 2023
Environmentalists say EPA’s May 16 decision to accept a “clean data determination” from Michigan officials that excluded emissions from last summer that regulators say was driven by Canadian wildfires, allowing the city of Detroit to meet the 2015 ozone air quality standard, is “what environmental injustice looks like,” and say they are considering a lawsuit. Nicholas Leonard of the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center (GLELC) tweeted the same day that while Michigan and EPA “want to pretend air on the...

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