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Air Toxics: Challenging Weak Standards

Case Number # 03519, 03520, 03521, 03522, 03523, 03747, 03540

Earthjustice has filed several suits to force EPA to establish more effective regulations for key industrial categories

Press Releases

Tuesday, February 6, 2007
EPA fails to protect public and environment by refusing to set strong limits on toxic air pollution
Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Agency has failed to control health risks
Friday, July 7, 2006
Trash burning already accounts for over 13 tons of mercury pollution alone each year
Thursday, March 23, 2006
Cleaner, safer alternatives available, but EPA refuses ban of cancer-causing solvent
Monday, November 21, 2005
Litigation challenges EPA rule that does little to protect against mercury, PCBs and more
Wednesday, October 5, 2005
Decree ends legal dispute seeking EPA compliance with federal law
Thursday, July 14, 2005
Conservation groups file lawsuit in federal court over Clean Air Act violations
Tuesday, May 17, 2005
Lawsuits filed challenging EPA approach at curbing power plant toxic air emissions
Tuesday, February 1, 2005
Consent decree requires EPA to evaluate risk standards from dry cleaners and coal converters
Friday, November 12, 2004
Industrial boilers allowed to continue emitting unhealthful air pollutants