Ohio Clean Air Act Enforcement

Case Overview

Many industrial facilities in Ohio emit illegal amounts of air pollution, operating with illegal permits or no permits at all. The Environmental Protection Agency should have taken steps long ago but has failed to so do. Earthjustice is suing to force the agency to do its job.


Case Updates

April 29, 2004 Press Release

Lax Permitting Practices Contribute to Ohio's Air Pollution

Court urged to require EPA to crack down on state's clean air program

October 3, 2002 Press Release

Earthjustice Suit Seeks to Rein in Air Pollution in Ohio

EPA continues to allow illegal operating permits for major pollution sources