Environmentalists Aim To Force Stricter EPA Chemical, Plywood Air Rules

October 14, 2020
Environmentalists are expanding their efforts to force tougher EPA air toxics rules, filing new lawsuits and petitions for administrative reconsideration for the agency’s hazardous air pollutant rules for organic chemical plants and plywood manufacturers that critics say underestimate health risks, fail to limit all toxic emissions, and are unlawfully weak. The two sector-specific challenges are the latest pushback by environmental groups to EPA’s risk and technology review (RTR) rules for various air toxics standards. Under the Clean Air Act, EPA...

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