EPA Ozone NAAQS Proposal Spurs Fight Between Health Groups, Industry

July 13, 2020
EPA has formally proposed to keep its national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ozone unchanged at the levels set in 2015 by the Obama administration, setting the stage for a fight between public health advocates seeking tougher limits and industry groups opposing stricter standards as the agency moves to finalize its rule by the end of the year. Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed the proposal July 13, ahead of its forthcoming publication in the Federal Register . The proposal ,...

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