Earthjustice Petitions EPA To Void Remediation Waiver In Air Toxic Rule

September 11, 2020
Correction Appended Earthjustice, representing Sierra Club and other environmental groups, is petitioning EPA to eliminate an exemption given to site remediation work conducted under federal waste law from the agency’s site remediation air toxics rule, saying requirements in the Clean Air Act and a 2020 appellate ruling justify scrapping the waiver. The groups make the case in a Sept. 8 petition for reconsideration to EPA of its risk and technology review (RTR) rule for the site remediation source category regulated...

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