OTC Clashes With Midwestern States, Industry Over CSAPR Expansion

June 22, 2022
The Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) of Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states, backed by environmentalists, is supporting EPA’s planned expansion of its flagship interstate air pollution rule to cover more states and industries, but Midwestern states and a broad array of industry groups are fighting back against the proposal. EPA took public comment through June 21 on its plan to enlarge CSAPR, which would bring in new states, tighten state nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions caps, force power plants to consistently run or...

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