EPA Moves To Codify Narrow Approach To Title V Air Permit Reviews

January 8, 2024
In a blow to environmentalists, EPA is planning to codify its current narrow view of what “applicable requirements” may be examined during review of Clean Air Act Title V air operating permits, seeking to entrench a more-restrictive approach first taken by the Trump administration that largely excludes consideration of underlying air permitting decisions. An EPA proposal slated for Federal Register publication Jan. 9 would formalize an approach the agency has taken in individual permit reviews since 2017 that mostly...

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