States, Environmentalists Urge EPA To Toughen Plant Reclassification Rule

November 28, 2023
States including California and New York, and an alliance of environmental groups, are urging EPA to finalize the toughest possible version of its proposal to revise federal air policy on reclassification of “major” air toxics sources to “area source” status, including a ban on lifting tough controls on the most harmful hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). In recent comments submitted to EPA, the state coalition and environmentalists say EPA must adopt the toughest of its proposed “safeguards” to avoid backsliding in...

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