House GOP Urges Regan To Scrap PM2.5 NAAQS Rule On Cost Grounds

November 14, 2023
More than 70 House Republicans are urging EPA Administrator Michael Regan to scrap the agency’s forthcoming rule tightening national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for fine particulate matter (PM2.5), arguing the agency should follow the Obama administration’s example and halt the “discretionary” rulemaking due to its “stifling costs.” In a Nov. 14 letter to Regan, the lawmakers, led by House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and environment subcommittee Chairman Bill Johnson (R-OH), say that EPA has...

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