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Environmental Integrity Project: Environmental Groups Sue EPA for Allowing Texas to Approve Weak Air Pollution Control Permits

Jan 05, 2021 - Targeted News Service

The Environmental Integrity Project issued the following news on Jan. 4:

Four environmental groups sued EPA today for the agency's failure to prevent Texas from issuing air pollution control permits that violate the law by failing to protect public health and by not requiring needed emissions monitoring.

Texas issued these weak permits to eight of the largest polluters in the state, including a refinery, chemical factory, and oil and gas processing plant south and east of Houston, in...