Industry Groups Urge EPA To Retain PM2.5 Limits, Focus On Wildfires

September 7, 2023
A coalition of 24 national industry groups is urging EPA to drop its plan seeking to strengthen federal limits for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and instead retain existing standards, citing implementation hurdles as well as diminished contribution of industrial sources relative to others such as wildfires that now account for most PM2.5 emissions. In their Sept. 7 letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan, the groups led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce “urge EPA to maintain the existing National Ambient...

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