EPA Retains Trump NSR Project Accounting Rule, But Plans Policy Review

October 15, 2021
EPA has denied environmentalists’ petition to stay and immediately reconsider its Trump-era policy on new source review (NSR) air permit “project accounting,” arguing environmental groups failed to satisfy procedural criteria required for a mandatory reconsideration, but the agency is signaling it may revise the policy later, on its own timetable. In an Oct. 12 letter to petitioners including Environmental Defense Fund, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, Environmental Integrity Project and the Adirondack Council, Administrator Michael Regan denies the groups’...

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