EPA Call For CASAC Members Might Delay Review Of Trump NAAQS Rules

April 6, 2021
EPA Administrator Michael Regan’s decision to disband the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) and seek new members might delay the agency’s review of controversial Trump rules that opted against tightening the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ozone and particulate matter (PM), sources say. But even with a delay in reviewing and potentially reversing one or both NAAQS actions, public health advocates and environmentalists say Regan’s move was necessary, adding that the Trump EPA stacked the panel --...

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