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Alaska Files Amended Complaint in Suit Over EPA Emission Control Area

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September 21, 2012 (SitNews) Anchorage, Alaska - The State of Alaska filed an amended complaint Tuesday in its lawsuit against the federal government to prevent enforcement of an emission control area (ECA) in the state. Under rules promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as of August 1, 2012, marine vessels in the ECA must use expensive low-sulfur fuel. The ECA includes the waters within 200 miles of the Southcentral and Southeastern Alaska coasts. The state’s lawsuit aims....... http://www.sitnews.us/0912News/092112/092112_suit.html
 


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