State Regulators Urge EPA To Ramp Up Regulation, Research On Air Toxics

June 3, 2021
The National Association Of Clean Air Agencies, representing 41 states’ air regulators, is pressing EPA to ramp up its regulation of and research into air toxics as concerns grow about certain high-profile pollutants such as ethylene oxide (EtO), per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), diesel exhaust and others that threaten minority communities. In a May 25 letter to EPA’s top air and research officials, NACAA asks for increased effort to reduce emissions of several key hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) regulated under...

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