Inside EPA - 10/04/2019

Environmentalists Attack ‘Unlawful’ EPA Plan To Scrap ‘Once In’ Air Policy

September 30, 2019
Correction Appended Environmentalists, backed by some state regulators, are urging EPA to scrap its proposed rule that would codify a guidance eliminating the longstanding “once in, always in” policy subjecting air toxics sources to strict emissions controls, warning the “reckless and unlawful” plan could increase air pollution. Industry groups, in contrast, are rejecting the concerns about an increase in air toxics and counter that the rule would incentivize companies to reduce their overall toxic emissions. EPA took...

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