Oil Sector Files Suit, Petition Urging EPA To Weaken Tanks Air Toxics Rule

September 10, 2020
Major oil sector groups are suing EPA in a bid to weaken the agency’s national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for liquid storage tanks used at refineries, and they are also petitioning EPA to administratively reconsider the regulation to relax several provisions including a push for easier compliance terms. The suit and petition challenge EPA’s July 7 risk and technology review (RTR) rule for the non-gasoline organic liquid distribution (OLD) sector. The Clean Air Act created the RTR...


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