Feb 10 (Reuters) – Eleven states, including California and New York, sued the US Environmental Protection Agency on Friday to compel it to review clean air standards for PM 2.5 pollution nationwide, after the agency had missed an October deadline.
11 states: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington.
Read the story: EPA sued by 11 US states over soot pollution Reuters 2/10/2012
We agree: Clean air is a public right,” New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement. “The EPA must take prompt action to reduce pollution now, and safeguard the health of the public and the air we breathe.”
Who’s taking care of our rights? Why isn’t Alaska in the suit? Ask your Attorney General Michael C. Geraghty <firstname.lastname@example.org>