Environmentalists Urge EPA To Set Hydrogen Plant GHG, Air Standards

September 19, 2023
Over a dozen environmental groups are petitioning EPA to impose a suite of greenhouse gas and conventional air pollution standards on hydrogen production facilities, citing fears that expected production of the fuel will significantly boost emissions of carbon dioxide and an array of other pollutants. The groups’ Sept. 15 petition to the agency comes amid an expected ramp-up of hydrogen production as a tool to decarbonize multiple sectors, given new federal programs to encourage “clean” hydrogen production. But environmentalists have...

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