Environmentalists’ Petitions Test EPA’s Narrow Title V Review Proposal

February 6, 2024
Environmentalists are testing EPA’s proposed narrow approach for reviewing states’ Title V air operating permits, in a recent petition seeking an objection to the permit of a Colorado coal mine that challenges the permit’s terms and another petition over a Louisiana steel plant that tests the agency’s proposed public participation requirements. EPA Jan. 9 proposed to formalize an approach the agency has taken in individual permit reviews since 2017 that mostly rejects calls by environmentalists for EPA to consider the...

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