EPA Weighs Dallas Cement Plants’ Cumulative Risks As TCEQ Eyes Permit

November 15, 2023
EPA Region 6 is launching a pilot cumulative impact assessment (CIA) focused on concrete batch plants (CBPs) in West Dallas, TX, to measure at air, soil, water and fish impacts, a move aimed at assessing the effects of proposed revisions Texas’ environmental agency is contemplating for the state permit that governs the plants. Officials announced the new pilot project Nov. 13 in response to longstanding requests from residents who have warned of public health and environmental harms from the facilities,...

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