EPA Opens Comment Period On L.A. SIP ‘Contingency’ Rule Consent Decree

January 31, 2024
EPA has published its proposed consent decree with Los Angeles air regulators and environmental justice groups that requires the agency to take final action by July 1 on proposed regional “contingency measures” (CMs) in revisions to California’s state implementation plan (SIP) to attain federal air standards. Announced in a Jan. 18 Federal Register notice , the consent decree aims to settle two consolidated cases in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California known as South Coast...

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