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Alabama Argues Proposed Superfund Site Listing Exceeds EPA's Authority

Alabama's attorney general is arguing that EPA exceeded its legal authority by considering air emissions and environmental justice concerns in its proposal to place a Birmingham, AL, site on the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL) and is urging EPA to scrap the plan, posing a test for how the agency crafts its listing decisions.

Low Gas Prices Unlikely To Affect EPA's Planning For Vehicle GHG Rules

Low gasoline prices are unlikely to have any major impact on EPA's long-term planning for its vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) rules for light-duty cars and heavy-duty trucks, agency officials say, as short-term fluctuations in gas prices are unlikely to justify either additional compliance flexibility for existing rules or affect future rules.

EPA Bid To Revise Haze Air Planning Deadline Receives Mixed Response

EPA plans to revise its deadline for states to submit air quality compliance plans for its regional haze emissions reduction program and craft additional guidance to ease implementation of the program, prompting support from states that have struggled to meet existing deadlines but concern from advocates about possible delays to pollution cuts.

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