Ruling Adds To Pressure On EPA, Pennsylvania For Stricter Ozone Limits

September 8, 2020
A recent federal appeals court ruling faulting Pennsylvania’s plan for cutting power plant ozone-forming emissions as too weak adds to pressure on the state to impose stricter air pollution limits on utilities and for EPA to grant a petition by Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states to also mandate the tougher emission controls, state air officials say. A Northeastern state air quality expert tells Inside EPA that the court’s Aug. 27 ruling should force Pennsylvania to achieve small but valuable emissions...

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