Environmentalists Press EPA To Further Strengthen Waste Combustors Plan

February 2, 2024
Environmentalists are pressing EPA to further tighten its plan setting tough new emissions standards for large municipal waste combustors, asking officials for lower emissions limits, new standards for specific pollutants and better monitoring methods, even as EPA is floating already-dramatic cuts in pollution. In its proposal unveiled Jan. 11 , EPA seeks to tighten new source performance standards (NSPS) for new plants and emissions guidelines (EGs) for existing plants, and to update the definition of “new source” to apply to...

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