Utah conservation groups say Biden isn’t doing enough to curb emissions near national parks
December 10, 2021
Several conservation groups in Utah are suing the Environmental Protection Agency. They say the Biden administration isn’t doing enough to curb air pollution in the state’s national parks.
The regional haze rule is a decades-long effort to cut fossil fuel emissions near national parks. Former President Donald Trump weakened it, and the groups pursued litigation, which is ongoing✎ EditSign. The groups said they’ve been in mediation with the current administration, but they said the EPA has indicated to them that they’re sticking with Trump’s changes.