Court Approves 2024 Deadline For EPA Secondary NOx-SOx-PM Standards

October 14, 2022
A federal court has finalized a deal between EPA and environmentalists that will require the agency to complete its overdue review of “secondary” federal air standards for nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur oxides (SOx) and particulate matter (PM) in 2024 -- weeks before either the start of a second term for President Joe Biden, or of a new administration. In a consent decree entered Oct. 12 by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, EPA agrees to settle...

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