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An aerial view of smog in Los Angeles, California.
(Photo courtesy of Robert S. Donovan)
case February 20, 2013

Penalizing Industrial Polluters in Southern California

Los Angeles and the San Joaquin Valley were both designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as “extreme ozone nonattainment areas” for their respective failures to meet federally designated ozone reductions by 2010. As a result, industrial ozone polluters in both regions are subject to fines on ozone-causing emissions that are designed to create incentives…

Press Release February 20, 2013

EPA Illegally Waives Pollution Fees For Industrial Polluters in Southern California

Practice target of new lawsuit