Facing Pressure, EPA Eases Plan To Tighten Air Toxics Limits For Lime Kilns

February 8, 2024
Under pressure from Congress and industry groups, EPA is easing its plan requiring nearly three dozen lime manufacturing plants to curb their toxic air emissions, making a series of changes to a proposed rule that will see expected reductions of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) drop by nearly 50 percent. In a supplemental proposal scheduled for publication in the Federal Register Feb. 9, EPA modifies its January 2023 proposal, making a series of technical corrections, revising stringency calculations and providing...

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