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Environmental groups file notice of intent to sue EPA again over endangerment finding for aircraft emissions
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2014

As discussed previously in this blog, in 2012, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia required the Environmental Protection


Environmental advocacy group sues EPA to regulate emissions from aviation gasoline
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2012

As we mentioned in our October 19, 2011 post, “EPA Sets Its Regulatory Cross Hairs on Leaded Aviation Fuel,” an environmental advocacy group, Friends of the Earth, filed a 2006 petition asking EPA to find that lead emissions from the use of aviation gasoline (“Avgas”) in the general aviation sector endangers public health, and to regulate such emissions under the Clean Air Act.


Massachusetts DEP proposes action plan for regulatory reform
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2011

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection ("DEP") is seeking public comment through December 5, 2011 on a Draft Action Plan for Regulatory Reform (the "Draft Plan").


Aircraft greenhouse gas emissions and EPA's endangerment finding
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2011

As a follow-up to our October 20, 2010 post entitled “Aviation Associations Denied Intervention into Environmental Lawsuit,” on July 5, 2011 the United States District Court for the District of Columbia refused to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to compel the Environmental Protection Agency to make an endangerment finding for greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft.


Aviation associations denied intervention into environmental lawsuit
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2011

In June 2010, a complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief was filed by several environmental groups who request that the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) determine if greenhouse gasses (“GHGs”) from marine vessels, aircraft and other non-road vehicle sources “significantly contribute to air pollution which may reasonably be anticipated to endanger public health or welfare” (District of Columbia, C.A. 1:10-cv-00985).



Van P. Hilderbrand, Jr.
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP