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AG sues the EPA over air quality

The states of Connecticut and New Jersey are suing the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for not enforcing rules designed to limit the pollutants coming into the two states from Virginia and Pennsylvania. 

The suit was filed on Tuesday, Oct. 29, by Connecticut Attorney General William Tong and New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. 

The administrator of the EPA is Andrew Wheeler, who is named in the suit.

All states are required by law to meet clean air standards. 

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