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API Pushes EPA For Pruitt's 'Sweeping Change' To Ozone NAAQS Review

September 14, 2018
The American Petroleum Institute (API) is pushing EPA to implement a “sweeping change” to its ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) review process based on an overhaul outlined by former agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, including an “aggressive” review timetable that would condense several scientific reviews. EPA started the Clean Air Act-mandated process of reviewing the 2015 ozone standard of 70 parts per billion (ppb) this summer with a call for information to inform the assessment. Before Pruitt left the...

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