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EPA Softens Pulp & Paper Mills Air Toxics Rule From Obama-Era Proposal

October 10, 2017
EPA has finalized an update to its air toxics standards for chemical recovery combustion sources at Kraft and other pulp and paper mills, modestly tightening requirements for the facilities, but the final version backs away from more-stringent emissions control measures floated by the Obama administration in a December proposal. The agency is slated to publish in the Oct. 11 Federal Register its final risk and technology review (RTR) rule that complies with a Clean Air Act mandate to review...

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