Environmentalists, Industry Spar Over EPA Proposal To Retain PM NAAQS

May 22, 2020
Environmentalists, public health advocates and former EPA scientists are clashing with major industry groups over EPA’s plan to retain its suite of particulate matter (PM) ambient air limits, with critics of the proposal saying it fails to protect public health from PM pollution while industry supporters of the plan say it is scientifically sound. The competing claims arose May 20 on the first day of a three-day virtual hearing on EPA’s April 14 proposal to retain its national ambient air...

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