Clock starts for filing suits over EPA NSR project ‘accounting’ rule

November 24, 2020
EPA has published its new source review (NSR) “project emissions accounting” rule in the Nov. 24 Federal Register , starting a 60-day Clean Air Act clock for critics to file suit over the rule that makes it easier for air permit applicants to avoid in-depth analysis of their projects’ emissions and possibly avoid tougher pollution controls. The rule codifies a March 2018 guidance and subsequent August 2019 proposed rule that changed the method EPA prefers that air regulators use when...

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