Inside EPA - 03/13/2020

Eyeing April Publication, EPA Sends PM NAAQS Proposal For OMB Review

March 5, 2020
EPA has sent for White House pre-publication review its proposed rule on whether to revise its national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter (PM), eyeing an April release for the proposal that is expected to float leaving in place all standards for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and larger coarse particles (PM10). If the agency proposed to leave the standards in place, it would be at odds with calls from agency staff, scientists, environmentalists and others who say stricter...

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