A Richland man has sued the Environmental Protection Agency to force it to take action on a Clean Air Act operating permit for the Hanford nuclear reservation.
Bill Green claims the Washington State Department of Ecology failed to take action on the permit by a 2015 deadline.
The Clean Air Act allows citizens to file a lawsuit if they may be affected.
Green says that as a Richland resident, his health could be harmed by radionuclide pollutants released into the air at nearby Hanford.
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