Industry Split On Pyrolysis Rules Deepens As Environmentalists Intervene

December 22, 2021
The split between the chemical and paper industries over how EPA should regulate pyrolysis and gasification technologies is deepening, as the chemical sector defends the processes as vital to plastics “recycling” and calls for retaining relaxed Trump-era approaches while paper firms and environmentalists say the methods are not recycling and must be regulated under strict “incineration” rules. In comments filed late last week, the chemical industry warns that it will almost certainly challenge any EPA effort to regulate the technologies...

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