Industry, Environmentalists Clash On CASAC’s NAAQS Review Advice

April 23, 2024
Industry groups are rejecting draft advice from EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) that calls for more in-depth reviews of national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS), saying this would worsen EPA’s delays in completing reviews. “CASAC’s recommended changes to the NAAQS review process are inappropriate, unnecessary, and unwise. They could limit the value of the Committee’s advice to the Administrator during a NAAQS review and further impede timely completion of such a review. CASAC should focus on undertaking the...

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