EPA Floats New State Plan Timelines, Mandates For Section 111 Rules

December 21, 2022
EPA is floating new timelines and other procedural requirements for states as they implement the agency’s climate and air rules for existing sources under section 111 of the Clean Air Act, offering a longer schedule for action than 1970s implementing rules but much shorter deadlines than Trump-era rules that were scrapped in court. In addition, the agency’s proposed section 111(d) implementing rules , which Administrator Michael Regan signed Dec. 14, spell out criteria for when a state can apply weaker...

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