Environmentalists, Health Advocates Press EPA For Stricter Ozone NAAQS

September 1, 2020
Environmental and public health groups in Aug. 31 public testimony pressed EPA to scrap its proposal to retain current ozone standards and to instead pursue tougher limits, saying the agency is ignoring key science and rushing its review of the limits while also linking the need for stricter standards to social equity and the COVID-19 pandemic. On the first day of an Aug. 31-Sept. 1 virtual public hearing, environmentalist opponents of the proposal harshly criticized EPA’s decision to retain the...

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