Groups Push To Toughen State Permits Ending OB/OD Ahead Of EPA Rule

May 11, 2023
Dozens of environmental groups are urging EPA and Louisiana officials to strengthen proposed state permits that seek to phase out the use of open burning/open detonation (OB/OD) at a commercial facility, in an effort to set a precedent for how such facilities should be regulated ahead of an upcoming EPA rule aiming to limit use of OB/OD. In separate May 1 comments, Central Louisiana Coalition for a Clean & Healthy Environment and Louisiana Environmental Action Network (LEAN) urged the Louisiana...

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