Dallas Ozone Settlement May Prompt Emission Controls For Cement Plants

May 19, 2005
A court settlement over an EPA ozone plan for Dallas, TX, will require state regulators to study the possibilities for implementing state-of-the-art emissions control technology at cement plants. The deal comes in the midst of a nationwide dispute over what to require in air permits for these high-polluting facilities. Environmental groups reached four separate court settlement agreements May 5 with EPA, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), and two county governments in the case Blue Skies Alliance et al...

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