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EPA Faces Broad Criticism Over Compliance Delays For Ozone NAAQS

February 11, 2019
EPA is facing broad criticism from environmentalists on its proposal to give areas around the country an additional year to attain a 2008 federal ozone standard and avoid a “bump-up” to more stringent emissions control requirements, with critics saying the areas’ ozone problems are so bad they do not justify the extensions. The criticisms are detailed in written comments groups submitted to EPA on the proposal, which affects many states. Environmentalists are also likely to reiterate the attacks on the...

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