Wed, Jun 16, 2010
Lawsuit Filed Against Federal Agency By Environmental
A lawsuit has been filed by a
coalition of environmental groups against the U.S. EPA claiming the
agency has not addressed greenhouse gas emissions coming from
airplanes, ocean-going ships, non-road vehicle engines, and
The suit was filed in federal district court in Washington, DC
by Earthjustice and the Western Environmental Law Center on behalf
of five additional groups late last week.
The blog FavStocks reports that the coalition claims that the
four classes of engines account for nearly a quarter of all U.S.
mobile greenhouse gas emissions, and is projected to grow
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate confirmed the EPA's jurisdiction
over greenhouse gas regulations by voting down Senator Lisa
Murkowski's (R-AK) "disapproval resolution," which would have
stopped EPA's regulation of greenhouse gas emissions under the
Clean Air Act.
The coalition had first petitioned the EPA in 2007 to look at
the emissions from ocean-going ships, airplanes, and other sources.
It says EPA has not responded to those petitions, hence the
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