Thirteen states sue U.S. EPA over soot emissions

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PHILADELPHIA, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Thirteen U.S. states sued the federal Environmental Protection Agency on Monday for failing to set air quality standards that could save up to 24,000 lives a year. The suit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, says the EPA ignored the advice of its own scientists. They recommended that it should lower the acceptable level for airborne soot -- known as fine particulate matter -- to 13 or 14 micrograms per cubic metre of ...

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