Republican AGs Push Back Against Democratic States’ Call For GHG NAAQS

August 9, 2022
A group of Republican state attorneys general (AGs) is rejecting a push from several of their Democratic counterparts for EPA to regulate greenhouse gasses under the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) program, arguing the proposal is “equal parts imprudent and legally flawed.” At issue is a July 28 letter from eight Democratic AGs advocating that EPA consider regulating GHG emissions via air quality standards issued under Sections 108 to 110 of the Clean Air Act (CAA), with the officials...

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