States Say Short Comment Period Hurt Study Of Air Rule's Modeling Changes

September 7, 2004
States are continuing to criticize EPA for allegedly providing inadequate time to review and comment on new modeling techniques for the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR), which addresses transported air pollution. Both the Northeast States For Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) and the Ozone Transport Commission suspect there are technical inaccuracies in the new modeling methods that could make the CAIR rule appear more effective than states believe it actually is. However, both groups say they could not verify their...

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