R.I. sues EPA for decision on smog petition

THE U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was created to protect human health and the environment. / COURTESY ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL Protection Agency was created to protect human health and the environment. / COURTESY ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin on Tuesday joined seven other states in suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a recent decision related to cross-state air pollution. The lawsuit challenges an October decision by the EPA to reject the expansion of the “Ozone Transport Region.” The region was established as part of…

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