Volume 85 Issue 14 | p. 40 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 2, 2007

EPA eyes further cuts in toxic air pollutants

Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE

EPA is determining whether certain industrial facilities need to make reductions beyond what is currently required in their emissions of carcinogens and other hazardous air pollutants. Pharmaceutical producers, petroleum refineries, and makers of certain polymers and resins are among the industries that EPA is focusing on, the agency said last week. These industries' facilities currently must comply with EPA's technology-based standards for controlling releases of hazardous air pollutants, which are also known as air toxics. . . .

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