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Suit Claims EPA Lacks Authority For Ozone NAAQS Implementation Delay

July 12, 2017
A coalition of environmental groups is suing EPA over its decision to delay by one year implementation of the Obama administration's 2015 rule tightening the ozone national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS), arguing the agency lacks legal authority for the decision and asking an appellate court to immediately block the delay. The groups filed a July 12 motion for summary vacatur or a stay of EPA's delay decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit...

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