Judge: EPA Must Set Emission Standards For Pulp Mills, Yeast Makers

Mealey's (March 18, 2016, 11:06 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge in California on March 15 ruled that Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, failed to meet her obligation under the Clean Air Act (CAA) to set standards for emissions for pulp mills and yeast manufacturers and ordered her to set standards within 22 months and 24 months, respectively (Sierra Club, et al. v. Gina McCarthy, No. 15-cv-1165-HSG, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33435).

(Order available. Document #08-160408-008R.)

U.S. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. of the...
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