Environment & Energy

Activists Plan Suit Over EPA Sulfur Dioxide Inaction in 11 States

March 12, 2018, 6:56 PM

Three national environmental groups are planning to sue the EPA for failure to approve air pollution cleanup plans for 11 states.

The Sierra Club, the Center for Environmental Health and the Center for Biological Diversity sent Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt notice March 12 that they intend to sue the agency in 60 days unless it approves or denies state plans to reduce sulfur dioxide pollution in 17 parts of Midwest and Florida, including cities like Detroit and Indianapolis. The notice is a legal requirement before the groups can sue under the Clean Air Act.


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