Final EPA Rule Easing Air Monitoring Mandates Rejects Critics’ Concerns

March 7, 2019
EPA has finalized a rule easing emissions monitoring mandates for industrial sources of pollution to eliminate what it says are obsolete requirements, a move that is a win for several states and industry groups that sought the revision and that rejects concerns from environmentalists who claim the regulatory change will boost pollution. Slated for publication in the March 8 Federal Register , the final rule ends long-standing strict air monitoring provisions required for EPA’s largely defunct NOx SIP Call, a...

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