EPA agrees on deadlines to act on California PM plans

November 28, 2022
EPA has reached a proposed consent decree deal with environmental groups on deadlines for the agency to take a series of steps establishing partial direct federal regulation of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in California’s San Joaquin Valley, after EPA approved only part of California’s own plans to attain federal limits for PM2.5 in the area. In the consent decree announced in the Nov. 23 Federal Register , EPA settles claims brought by environmental groups Comité Progreso de Lamont, Committee for...

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