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Environmentalists fault Iowa's SO2 reduction plan as too weak

October 11, 2017
Environmentalists are faulting EPA's proposed approval of Iowa's state implementation plan (SIP) to comply with federal sulfur dioxide air pollution reduction mandates, echoing broad concerns among environmental groups that the agency is increasingly approving SIPs that they allege fall short of Clean Air Act requirements. In Sept. 25 comments submitted on EPA's Aug. 24 proposed approval of Iowa's SIP for attainment of EPA's 2010 one-hour SO2 national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) of 75 parts per billion (ppb), Sierra Club...

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