NRDC Says Senate GOP Bill Aims To ‘Give Cover’ To EPA’s NSR Rollback

November 6, 2019
John Walke, director of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) clean air program, is warning that Senate legislation to amend the Clean Air Act’s new source review (NSR) program is designed to “give cover” to EPA’s plan to roll back the permitting program and make it easier for facilities to increase pollution. At a Nov. 6 Senate Environment & Public Works Committee (EPW) hearing, Walke spoke in opposition to S. 2662, known as the Growing American Innovation Now (GAIN) Act...

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