OMB Starts Review Of Controversial Air Toxics Source Reclassification Rule

June 5, 2024
The White House has begun formal review of EPA’s draft final rule that would reimpose constraints on industrial air toxics sources that reclassify from strictly regulated “major source” to less-regulated “area source” status, teeing up a debate over the plan to retain a controversial Trump-era approach, but only subject to strict conditions. EPA sent the rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) June 4, according to OMB’s website. OMB review typically takes up to 90 days, but can...

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