EPA Provides CSAPR Exemptions, Flexibility For Manufacturing Industries

March 16, 2023
EPA’s expanded Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) makes several concessions to manufacturing and industries newly regulated under the interstate air program, dropping some emissions limits outright and creating exemptions from others, but the rule otherwise keeps limits largely as proposed, and, in a departure from the proposal, also regulates incinerators. The rule unveiled March 15 imposes nitrogen-oxides (NOx) emissions rate limits starting in 2026 on nine industry sectors in 20 states but keeps the industries out of the broader CSAPR...

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