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Northeast States Press Upwind Midwestern, Southern States For Haze Cuts

September 11, 2017
Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states are calling on states as far away as Texas, Florida and Michigan to further reduce their emissions of haze-forming air pollutants in order to help them meet the emissions-reduction goals of EPA's regional haze program, issuing a formal “ask” for the haze cuts as part of their air pollution reduction planning. Upwind states could achieve the request by imposing strict year-round controls on nitrogen oxides (NOx) from power plants, said New York air regulator Rob Sliwinski...

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