pa-pollution

Bay states file suit against EPA for failing to hold Pa., N.Y. accountable for Chesapeake Bay restoration targets

BY: and - September 10, 2020

The lawsuit has been in the works since May, when the three-jurisdiction coalition notified the EPA it intended to sue the agency. Federal law requires any party attempting to take legal action against a federal agency to first notify the government and then wait at least 60 days before filing a suit to provide an opportunity to resolve the dispute outside of court. 

Md., other states push EPA to force stricter pollution standards for Pa. power plants

BY: - June 17, 2020

The regional Ozone Transport Commission voted 9-2 on June 3 to send Maryland’s petition to the EPA. Pennsylvania and Virginia voted no, while New York and Maine abstained.