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Environmentalists Fretting Over Delays To Major Air Standards Reviews

November 17, 2022
Environmentalists are growing increasingly anxious over delays to EPA’s high-profile reconsiderations of air quality standards for ozone and particulate matter (PM), as a proposal likely to tighten PM limits languishes under White House review, and a review of the science and policy backing a potential tougher ozone limit takes longer than expected. “We are out of time,” Earthjustice Legislative Director for Healthy Communities Raul Garcia said on a Nov. 15 press call where speakers urged EPA to immediately release the...

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