States’ Diverse Approaches To Haze Plans Set Stage For Clashes With EPA

October 20, 2022
States are taking divergent approaches in their latest wave of draft plans to curb regional haze, ranging from taking no action due to high cost or minimal benefit at one extreme, to requiring tough pollution controls at another, setting the stage for some clashes with EPA officials who favor stronger action, air quality experts say. Most states are now at an advanced stage of preparing their state implementation plans (SIPs) that will ensure “reasonable further progress” (RFP) in reducing haze...

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