EPA Plans ‘Finding’ In Key Step Toward Regulating Lead In Aviation Fuel

January 12, 2022
EPA will propose a rule this year to determine whether lead in aviation fuel poses a threat to public health and the environment and plans to finalize the threshold “endangerment finding” in 2023, a move that could lead to an eventual phase-out of lead in fuel for hundreds of thousands of piston-engine aircraft which environmentalists have long sought. “Protecting children’s health and reducing lead exposure are interlocking priorities at the core of EPA’s agenda,” said EPA Administrator Michael Regan, announcing...

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