EPA Faces Industry Push To Loosen New Air Toxics Rules On Dry Cleaners

November 11, 2005
The White House and EPA are facing last-minute pressure from industry officials to revise a long-awaited proposed air toxics rule that is expected to ban the construction of new dry cleaners in residential buildings, among other strict mandates, as industry is disputing an EPA analysis that would help justify the proposal, sources familiar with the talks say. In private meetings held recently with EPA and the White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB), industry officials have criticized an internal...

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