In Win For Environmentalists, EPA Expands Ozone Nonattainment Zones

May 27, 2021
EPA is expanding areas designated out of attainment with federal ozone standards in several states, enlarging the areas originally defined by the Trump administration to include more outlying zones that the agency now believes contribute to air quality problems -- a major victory for environmentalists who sued EPA to expand the zones. In two actions this week, EPA responds to a U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruling that faulted and remanded several Trump-era designations challenged...

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