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EPA Rejects Groups' Call For Strict Pulp Mill Rule, Opening Door To New Suit

July 13, 2018
EPA has denied environmentalists' petition seeking to revise and strengthen its 2017 air toxics rule limiting emissions from the kraft pulp mills sector, opening the door to a new suit just as the advocates face an “uphill battle” to get a federal judge in California to require the agency to overhaul the rule. The agency's decision , dated July 9 and announced in the Federal Register July 12, rejects on procedural grounds environmentalists' arguments that the rule ignores health...

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