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Green groups sue Obama for overturned smog rule

Obama administration, EPA in crosshairs for axing tougher smog limits

The Obama administration is being sued by public health and environmental groups after the administration overturned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) draft of the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard on Sept. 2, which would have enforced tougher smog limits on pollution.

Earthjustice, the American Lung Association and the Environmental Defense Fund are among the advocacy groups that filed the suit in the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington.

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