Inside EPA - 06/26/2020

EPA Extends SSM Air Waiver To Iowa But Denies National Policy Change

June 22, 2020
EPA is proposing to add Iowa to the list of states that can offer companies Clean Air Act regulatory waivers for excess pollution during periods of facility startup, shutdown or malfunction (SSM), but the agency continues to deny it is making a national policy change on SSM that would be subject a key federal appeals court’s review. In a June 22 Federal Register notice , the agency proposes approval of an Iowa state implementation plan (SIP) for attaining sulfur...

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