EPA sued by 11 US states over soot pollution

Feb 12th, 2012 | By | Category: General

Eleven states, including California and New York, sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday to compel it to review clean air standards for soot pollution nationwide, after the agency had missed an October deadline.

Other states that brought the lawsuit are Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. The lawsuit names EPA administrator Lisa Jackson as a defendant.

For more on this story, visit: EPA sued by 11 US states over soot pollution | Reuters.

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