The law requires that polluters report such releases to the National Response Center.
"The Superfund law is not just about the cleanup of contaminated property,"
Attorneys from the
"It's critically important that industries promptly report releases of air pollution -- as required by law -- so that people living downwind can protect their families, and so that local health authorities can take appropriate actions to protect public health,"
The groups announced their intention to sue
A day after
That lawsuit, which is also tied to the December fire, alleges that
The health department and environmental groups are seeking a court order that would require
In July, the health department received public comment on a draft settlement with
The health department is still reviewing those comments.
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