EPA Agrees to Deadlines in ‘Good Neighbor’ Ozone Pollution Suit

July 29, 2021, 4:24 PM

The EPA has agreed to act on multiple ozone air plans by next year in response to a ‘good neighbor’ lawsuit filed by New York and a group of other East Coast states.

Under the proposed consent decree, the Environmental Protection Agency laid out a set of 2022 deadlines to review state pollution plans from Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, and West Virginia.

The agency has until April 30, 2022 to approve or disapprove the state submissions, according to a Federal Register notice published Thursday. Should the agency disapprove any of those plans, the deadline for an alternative is December ...

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