Environmentalists Face Uphill Battle To Force Quick Ozone NAAQS Review

August 23, 2023
Environmentalists, frustrated by EPA’s recent decision to drop its reconsideration of Trump-era federal ozone standards in favor of a time-consuming statutory review, face an “uphill battle” to speed up the process, as their legal options may be limited at this stage, one informed environmental attorney says. The attorney says environmentalists may not be able to revive their existing litigation challenging the 2020 standards, which is in abeyance pending the outcome of EPA’s reconsideration, for procedural reasons as the agency is...

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