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Tue Dec 29, 2015, 08:58 AM

Attorney General Ken Paxton Files Lawsuit Against EPA's New Ozone Standards

You've probably heard this before, but Texas has (once again) sued the federal government.

This time, the Lone Star State is challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's new ozone standards, which lower the National Ambient Air Quality Standard from 75 to 70 parts per billion.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says in a press release that the lower standards are inappropriate and unrealistic and would cause a serious financial burden on Texas' economy "for dubious public health benefit."

In March, San Antonio Metro Health doctor Vincent Nathan, who specializes in environmental safety, told the San Antonio Current that Bexar County has high rates of asthmatic children that is often associated with, though not necessarily caused by, high ozone levels.

Read more: http://www.sacurrent.com/Blogs/archives/2015/12/28/attorney-general-ken-paxton-files-lawsuit-against-epas-new-ozone-standards

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Tue Dec 29, 2015, 10:51 AM

1. his owners have spoken, so he has to do their bidding.

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