EPA Floats Stricter CSAPR To Cut Ozone In Response To D.C. Circuit Loss

October 15, 2020
EPA is proposing to tighten caps on emissions of ozone-forming nitrogen oxides (NOx) from power plants in 12 states participating in its Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) air trading program, a response to a loss in federal appeals court litigation that may be a significant win for East Coast states seeking to reduce ozone levels. “With this proposal, the Trump Administration is demonstrating once again its commitment to improving air quality across the nation,” said EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, announcing...

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