Environmentalists Fear EPA Model, Peer Review Reinforce ‘Incineration Bias’

February 6, 2023
Environmentalists who are pressing EPA to toughen its incinerator air rules are raising concerns over the agency’s model used to calculate their emissions as well as the agency’s ongoing peer review, saying the model does not adequately address the units’ pollution and the peer review is not fully transparent as it does not allow for stakeholder input. During a Feb. 2 environmental justice (EJ) engagement session on EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management’s (OLEM) EJ action plan, Mike Ewall,...

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