EPA Eyes Expanding Fenceline Air Monitoring Mandates Beyond Refineries

February 9, 2022
EPA is considering requiring chemical and other industrial sectors to install fenceline air monitors to measure releases of a range of substances that may contaminate nearby environmental justice (EJ) and other communities, an expansion of its current rules that require only refiners to install such monitors. Such an expansion would mark a significant win for environmental and EJ groups, which have been pressing the agency to include such mandates in a range of upcoming rules, though some high-profile chemicals such...

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