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EAB Deals Environmentalists Two Losses In Bid For Stricter NSR Permits

December 04, 2018
EPA's Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) has dealt environmentalists two losses in cases seeking stricter Clean Air Act new source review (NSR) permits for energy facilities, deferring to state air regulators on an Arizona gas-fired power plant's permit and backing EPA Region 8's permits for a series of natural gas compressors in Utah. The two recent board decisions are a setback for environmental groups that often challenge NSR or related prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) permits issued by either EPA or...

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