Environmentalists Signal Likely Litigation Over Revised Lime Kilns Air Rule

March 10, 2023
Environmental groups are signaling strong opposition to EPA’s plan to strengthen air toxics limits for lime kilns, arguing that the agency still has not addressed the full suite of pollutants emitted by the plants, suggesting fresh litigation over the issue is likely, even as industry groups appear poised to challenge the rule as unreasonably tough. Industry groups including the National Lime Association (NLA) are already objecting to EPA’s January proposal to tighten the national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants...

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