EIP and the Louisiana Bucket Brigade asked EPA to require Louisiana to step up monitoring and enforcement of air pollution standards, and to increase emission fees from the state’s largest polluters to cover funding shortfalls for the state’s environmental agency. A report from EPA’s Inspector General released earlier this week criticized the state’s failure to enforce the Clean Air Act.
For the petition click here.
For the press release click here.
For the letter to Governor Jindal click here.
Read the EPA Office of Inspector General’s report on Clean Air Act enforcement here.