States Tell EPA Expanded Air Monitoring Rule Goes Too Far, Too Fast

November 14, 2023
States are pushing back on EPA’s proposed rule that will substantially expand the number of industrial facilities subject to air toxics monitoring and reporting requirements, warning that the measure will overstretch limited state resources, is not achievable in the proposed timelines and may exceed the agency’s legal authority. In early comments submitted ahead of a Nov. 17 deadline for public input, both Democratic- and Republican-led states criticize the July proposal for dramatically expanding Clean Air Act reporting requirements, including for...

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