EPA, Environmentalists Reach Deadline Deal For Haze SIPs In 33 States

March 29, 2024
EPA and environmental groups have reached an agreement that requires the agency to take final action approving or denying 33 state implementation plans (SIPs) addressing regional haze by the end of 2026, resolving a lawsuit that charged that the agency had missed statutory deadline to act. The draft consent decree , announced in a March 29 Federal Register notice , is open for a 30-day comment period before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia can finalize...

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