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EPA Proposes Stricter Ozone Air Standard Based On Public Health Threats

EPA is proposing to tighten its national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) for ozone to a range between 65 and 70 parts per billion (ppb) in order to adequately protect human health against harm from ozone, a limit that would be stricter than the existing 75 ppb standard and is already prompting major industry and GOP push-back.

Science Advisors Appear To Back Key Aspects Of EPA's EtO Risk Analysis

Agency science advisors appear to be backing key aspects of EPA's efforts to assess the human health risks of exposure to ethylene oxide (EtO), with some panelists pressing the agency to finalize the long-running assessment, while also casting aside several industry complaints about the latest draft assessment.

EPA Issues Long-Awaited Water Affordability Guidance For Municipalities

EPA has issued its long-awaited framework for assessing a municipality’s ability to pay for infrastructure upgrades needed to comply with Clean Water Act (CWA) mandates, which includes a set of new factors enforcement officials may consider in negotiating compliance schedules for permits and consent decrees, such as bankruptcies, natural disasters and other qualitative factors agency advisers urged earlier this year.

Experts Identify Research 'Gaps' For Ebola Virus Survival In Wastewater

EPA Aims To Block Pebble Mine Appeal As Judge Halts CWA Veto Process

EPA Broadly Defends Discretion In Setting 'Area' Source Boiler MACT Rule

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