EPA proposes to reject Pennsylvania ozone plan

September 14, 2021
A year after a federal appeals court scrapped EPA’s approval of a Pennsylvania plan to curb ozone-forming pollution from power plants, the agency is proposing to disapprove the plan and start a process that may result in direct federal controls on coal-fired plants in the state. In a notice scheduled for publication in the Federal Register Sept. 15, EPA proposes disapproving part of the Pennsylvania state implementation plan (SIP) for attaining EPA’s 2008 ozone national ambient air quality standards...

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