EPA Defends Method For Rejecting States’ ‘Good Neighbor’ Ozone SIPs

September 15, 2023
EPA is pushing back on accusations by Utah and other states that it used an abrupt policy change to unlawfully disapprove their plans to mitigate interstate ozone, arguing that a Trump-era shift in guidance and Biden EPA reversion to tougher Obama-era methods did not alter policy, as the agency fights on multiple fronts to save its interstate program. In litigation ongoing in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, in State of Utah, et al. v. EPA ,...

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