OIG Rejects EPA Plan To Bypass Air Toxics Risk Review For Key Pollutants

August 6, 2021
Clarification appended EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) is again rejecting EPA’s air office refusal to commit to fresh risk-and-technology reviews (RTRs) of air toxics rules for industries emitting the solvent ethylene oxide (EtO) and the rubber component chloroprene, rejecting a recent effort at compromise by acting air chief Joe Goffman In an Aug. 5 letter to Goffman, Inspector General Sean O’Donnell says “based on the information and supporting documentation provided, we do not agree with the...

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