Settlement Requires L.A. Rule For Polluters To Pay Fees Or Slash Emissions

February 15, 2024
Environmentalists are touting a legal settlement requiring Los Angeles regional air regulators to adopt a fee rule by November that could fine polluters for their emissions or require them to reduce their pollution by 20 percent, a step that is expected to help the area meet federal ozone standards. “We are pleased that [the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)] has agreed to a timeline to adopt this ozone fee rule,” said Earthjustice attorney Adrian Martinez in a Feb...

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