NEW YORK SUES EPA
>>From: email@example.com (Joe Turner)
>>Subject: Re: New York sues EPA over acid rain
>>Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 13:03:29 GMT
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>>In clari.tw.environment, Cfirstname.lastname@example.org (Reuters) wrote:
>>> ALBANY, N.Y. (Reuter) - The state of New York sued
>>>Environmental Protection Agency Friday, claiming the
>>>agency failed to address the root of the state's acid
>>> State attorney general Dennis Vacco, who filed the
>>>in a U.S. district court in Albany, said the EPA was
>>>by Congress to develop so-called ``deposition
>>>regulate emissions from Midwestern factories and had
>>> The two major components of acid rain are sulfur
>>>nitrogen oxide, which come from burning fossil fuels
>>>factories and cars.
>>> The nitrogen oxide travels hundreds of miles as a
>>>when it mixes with moisture, it turns to nitric acid
>>>to earth as snow, rain or fog.
>>> Vacco said an estimated 10 percent of the 2,800
>>>streams in New York's lush Adirondack region were
devoid of fish
>>>life as a result of acid rain and an additional 40
>>>become acidic if additional emission reductions were
>>> An EPA spokesman said the agency could not comment
>>>lawsuit until its lawyers reviewed the case.
>>> Environmentalists applauded the precedent-setting
>>>but Jeff Jones of the Albany-based Environmental
>>>organization criticized state officials for implying
>>>York's acid rain problem was solely caused by other
>>> ``It's not just a Midwest problem,'' Jones said.
>>>has some old power plants that either need to be shut
>>>brought up to emission standards like new power
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