Environmentalists, States Sue EPA To Force Tougher Aircraft PM Limits

January 23, 2023
Environmentalists and 11 states are suing EPA to force the agency to strengthen its rule setting particulate matter (PM) emissions limits for aircraft, a regulation that critics say is a “do nothing” measure that merely entrenches the status quo, rather than forcing tougher limits, echoing similar litigation filed against EPA’s greenhouse gas limits for aircraft. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), Friends of the Earth and Sierra Club filed suit Jan. 20 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

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