API defends EPA's 'exceptional events' air rule

September 27, 2017
The American Petroleum Institute (API) is defending EPA's revised rule allowing states to discount emissions associated with some “exceptional events” such as wildfires and dust storms from counting toward Clean Air Act compliance, backing the agency's decision to allow some man-made events to qualify as “natural” events. In a Sept. 22 intervenor brief filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Natural Resources Defense Council, et al. v. EPA, et al. , API rejects...

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