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A hazy view at the South Rim overlook of Big Ben National Park in Texas.
(Daveynin / CC BY 2.0)
Press Release November 15, 2017

Groups Challenge Federal Loophole That Exempts Polluters from Cleaning Air at National Parks and Wilderness Areas

Legal arguments will be heard in U.S. Federal Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.

Split view of clear and hazy days in Shenandoah National Park. (National Park Service)
case August 6, 2012

Cleaning Up Haze In National Parks

An EPA loophole threatens to further reduce visibility and degrade air quality in our country’s beloved national parks. The agency proposed to exempt aging coal plants from requirements to install updated pollution control technology if they are located in one of the 28 states that is participating in the Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR),…

document August 6, 2012

One-page Petition for Review

Press Release August 6, 2012

Groups Challenge Weak Regulations to Clean Up Haze in National Parks

Cross state trading program not as effective as updating pollution technologies