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Inside EPA - 08/09/2019

Rejecting Criticism, EPA Moves To Codify NSR ‘Project Accounting’ Guide

August 1, 2019
EPA Aug. 1 issued its proposed rule that seeks to codify controversial earlier guidance easing new source review (NSR) rules governing “project emissions accounting” while rejecting critics’ claims that it must take additional action to prevent permit applicants from evading in-depth permit review that could trigger tougher pollution controls. The proposed rule allows industry to include both emissions increases and decreases in the first step of NSR analysis, in order to determine whether a particular project results in a net...

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