L.A. District Pivots To Railyard Rule After Industry Demands Funding In MOU

November 22, 2023
The Los Angeles regional air district is scrapping an effort to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the railroad industry to reduce pollution from its facilities and instead plans to promulgate an indirect source rule (ISR) on the sector, after rail company officials recently demanded the district provide them with a certain amount of funding as part of the MOU, according to district officials. “This was not part of the original discussion, and to expect South Coast [Air Quality...

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