Court settles deadline for boat manufacturer residual risk review

The EPA will have three years to complete a Residual Risk review of hazardous emissions, which includes boat manufacturers. The March 2020 deadline, established on Monday by a federal district court judge, applies to air pollution regulations covering 20 different industries, including boat manufacturing. The Obama administration failed to complete its reviews of those standards within the eight-year period established under the Clean Air Act, which prompted a lawsuit brought by California Communities Against Toxics and other environmental advocacy organizations. Read more from Bloomberg Law: Cal. Cmtys. Against Toxics v. Pruitt, 2017 BL BL 77570, D.D.C., No. 15-cv-512, 3/13/17.