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EPA denies environmental groups petition to regulate lead emissions from aviation gasoline
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

In April 2014, environmental groups Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Oregon Aviation Watch filed an administrative


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.


EPA sets its regulatory cross hairs on leaded aviation fuel
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2011

Avgas (aviation gasoline), the last type of leaded fuel available on the U.S. market, has recently drawn the scrutiny of EPA.


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.



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