Fight Between Pennsylvania, Maryland Creates Ozone Policy Test For EPA

February 2, 2021
Correction Appended A fight between Pennsylvania and Maryland over the Keystone State’s contributions to high ozone levels on the East Coast that EPA will have to resolve poses an early test for the Biden administration’s policy on interstate air pollution, with a judicial deadline looming for the agency to finalize a plan on curbing ozone transport. EPA held a Feb. 2 virtual hearing on Maryland’s request for the agency to force Pennsylvania to impose tougher nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions limits...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting.