EPA TO ADDRESS NSR QUESTION ON RURAL "FUGITIVE EMISSIONS" NEXT YEAR

December 1, 2005
EPA is poised to respond next year to a long-standing industry petition asking the agency to exclude fugitive dust emissions from its new source review (NSR) rules, in a move that could benefit mining companies, agriculture and other rural industries. The issue is one of the few that remains unresolved after EPA issued a rule in 2002 that made a series of controversial changes to NSR rules, prompting a number of legal challenges. A ruling earlier this year upheld some...


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