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OAR's Wehrum Prioritizes Piecemeal NSR Reform, Narrow Utility GHG Rule

December 12, 2017
EPA Office of Air & Radiation (OAR) chief William Wehrum says his priorities following his recent confirmation include a piecemeal and ongoing approach to reforming parts of the Clean Air Act new source review (NSR) permitting program, and issuing a narrow replacement rule for the Obama-era utility greenhouse gas standards. Speaking at a Dec. 12 meeting of the agency's Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC) in Washington, D.C., Wehrum also touched on a host of other major policy issues he...

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