Pennsylvania, Ohio Clash Over EPA’s Stay Of Good Neighbor Air Rule

August 31, 2023
Pennsylvania is warning EPA that its decision to stay application of its Good Neighbor ozone rule in six states will allow unlawful “backsliding” on interstate pollution by “upwind” states, while neighboring Ohio says that instead, EPA should withdraw the entire Good Neighbor rule because the stays render it “no longer viable.” The sharp difference of view, outlined in comments submitted ahead of an Aug. 30 deadline for public input, likely reflects a broad split between Midwestern and Southern states “upwind,”...

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