Skip to comments.Appeals Court Rejects Connecticut, Other States On Smog Standards
Posted on 07/23/2013 7:57:16 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A federal court on Tuesday upheld a 2008 air pollution standard the Obama administration vowed to strengthen, but later reversed itself and kept in place.
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington rejected arguments that the ozone standard for public health set by former President George W. Bush was either too weak or too strong. The Environmental Protection Agencys scientific advisory panel at the time said the standard should have been more stringent to adequately protect health.
But referencing Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the court on Tuesday said it cannot demand EPA get things just right when it comes to health.
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