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Suit Tests EPA’s Ability To Avoid Adding New HAPs To Air Toxics Rules

April 08, 2019
Environmental groups in a new legal filing are challenging EPA’s discretion to avoid setting new limits for previously unregulated hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) for an industry when the agency reviews the sector’s remaining air toxics risks, arguing that EPA has violated the Clean Air Act by refusing to set such new limits for pulp mills. In their opening brief filed April 2 in Louisiana Environmental Action Network, et al. v EPA, et al ., groups including Sierra Club, Louisiana Environmental...

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