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U.S. can be sued for Clean Air Act violation (access required)

Where a provision in the Clean Air Act waived the United States’ sovereign immunity as to “any . . . remedy or sanction,” North Carolina could sue the United States to recover an unpaid civil penalty it assessed when a Marine Corps facility failed an air quality compliance test. Background After a Marine Corps facility failed an ...