OMB reviewing mercury air rule ‘appropriate’ finding

January 6, 2023
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is now reviewing the Biden EPA’s final determination reinstating the Obama-era finding that it is “appropriate and necessary” (A&N) to regulate air toxics from power plants under the Clean Air Act, as the agency seeks to shore-up its mercury and air toxics rule (MATS) for the sector. EPA sent the final version for review Dec. 29, according to OMB’s website. OMB review typically takes up to 90 days, but can be...

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