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October 11, 2016 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief: Fairbanks PM2 5 Nonattainment Classification

Fairbanks North Star Borough (the Borough) has the worst episodic fine particulate matter (PM-2.5) pollution in the nation—“worse than Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Detroit combined,” a local newspaper put it. See Exhibit 1 (Amanda Bohman, Air pollution in North Pole worse than Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Detroit combined, Fairbanks News Miner (May 27, 2016)). Defendants have known about Fairbanks’s PM-2.5 problem for more than half a decade, but they have repeatedly failed to take action mandated by the Clean Air Act to address the problem.

September 21, 2016 | Legal Document

Motion for Summary Judgement EPA Air Toxics Standards

This is an action to compel Defendant Administrator of the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (“EPA”) to perform rulemakings mandated by the Clean Air Act to protect
human health and the environment from major industrial sources of highly toxic air pollution.
There is no genuine issue as to any material fact, and Plaintiffs are entitled to summary judgment
as a matter of law on the question of liability.


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