On Air Act’s 50th, Advisors Eye Fundamental Rethink Of EPA Policies

July 23, 2021
As the Clean Air Act celebrates its 50th anniversary, EPA’s advisors appear poised to recommend a thorough rethink of how the agency approaches control of criteria pollutants, air toxics and greenhouse gases, including re-examining legal authorities and regulatory methods. At a July 22 meeting of the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC), panel members outlined their draft recommendations that will inform a final report, requested by the Trump administration for submission to EPA possibly this fall, as part of a...

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