EPA agrees to rule on USS permit challenge

Jul 30, 2012 | 05:13 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  EPA, Lisa Jackson, Elizabeth Hubertz, American Bottom Conservancy, air permit, U.S. Steel, Granite City Works, Catherine Ngai

NEW YORK — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and an environmental organization have entered into an agreement in a dispute over an air permit the agency granted to a U.S. Steel Corp. facility in 2011.

The agreement between the EPA and not-for-profit American Bottom Conservancy stems from a lawsuit filed by the group against EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson in April 2012. That suit alleged that the agency violated the Clean Air Act by not responding to a petition challenging the permit at Granite City (Ill.) Works within the required time period.....





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