(Bloomberg) - New York, California and nine other states sued to enforce clean air standards after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency failed to meet a deadline to limit soot pollution.
The lawsuit, filed Friday in federal court in New York, asks a judge to order the EPA to propose and complete the standards, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin of Rhode Island, one of the plaintiffs, said in a statement.
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