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Wisconsin v. Thomas

Citation: 19 ELR 20964
No. No. 87-C-395, 29 ERC 1077/(E.D. Wis., 01/18/1989)

The court holds that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a nondiscretionary duty under the Clean Air Act to formulate a federal implementation plan (FIP) to control ozone pollution in the Chicago area. Although EPA acknowledges its duty, the court orders EPA to issue the FIP within 14 months.

[The complaint filed in this case is digested at ELR PEND. LIT. 65951.]

Counsel for Plaintiff
Thomas L. Dorsch, Ass't Attorney General
State Capitol Bldg., P.O. Box 7857, Madison WI 53702
(608) 266-1221

Counsel for Defendant
Gary S. Guzy, David P. Novello
Land and Natural Resources Division
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington DC 20530
(202) 633-2000