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Sierra Club Ponders High Court Review of EPA Air Quality Tweaks

Dec. 13, 2019, 5:43 PM

The Sierra Club asked the Supreme Court for two more months to decide whether to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that limited public comment opportunities for changes the EPA made to states’ plans to monitor air quality.

The nonprofit group asked the Supreme Court to give it until Feb. 14 to decide whether it should petition for review of a May 31 decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

The appeals court rejected the group’s challenge to Environmental Protection Agency changes to an air quality monitoring rule. The court said the petition was...

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