EPA poised to issue draft PM policy document

October 7, 2021
EPA is set to publish its draft revised policy assessment (PA) document supporting its reconsideration of the Trump EPA’s decision to retain federal air standards for particulate matter (PM) dating from 2012, likely signaling the general direction of the agency’s ultimate rule possibly tightening the standards. In a Federal Register notice scheduled for publication Oct. 8, EPA announces the availability of the draft PA, in which agency staff will provide Administrator Michael Regan with options to either leave the...

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