OTC Weighs NOx Emissions Cuts From Non-Power Plant Sources, Trucks

April 15, 2021
The Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) of 12 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states is eyeing rules and other efforts to cut ozone-forming nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions from sources beyond the utilities OTC typically targets, including waste combustors, industrial boilers and trucks, as member states struggle to attain EPA ozone standards. During an April 13 virtual stakeholder briefing, OTC officials detailed the group’s activities, which are focusing on issues beyond NOx emissions from power plants that have long dominated debate over how to...

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