In OMB Call, CARB Stresses Opposition To EPA Ending ‘Once-In’ Air Policy

August 4, 2020
In an Aug. 3 phone call with White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) staff, California air board officials reiterated their strong opposition to EPA’s proposal to end the “once in, always in” policy that forces industrial facilities to retain “major source” air toxics controls even if they reduce emissions below major source thresholds. “We largely summarized the comments we submitted on the proposed rule . . . and provided a more holistic view of California’s toxics regulatory programs...

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