EPA Reaches Deal To Act On Delayed Ozone Transport Plans For 32 States

October 14, 2021
EPA has reached a proposed deal with environmentalists to set judicial deadlines for the agency to approve or disapprove the plans of 32 states for mitigating their ozone-forming emissions that adversely impact interstate air quality, a move that will advance implementation of the 2015 federal ozone standards but may also spur industry litigation. In a proposed consent decree scheduled to be published in the Federal Register Oct. 15, EPA outlines its plan to settle a lawsuit brought by environmental...

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