Volume 85 Issue 27 | p. 29 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 2, 2007

House Acts To Block EPA Air Toxics Rule

Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Green Chemistry, Sustainability

The House last week moved to nix EPA's controversial plan to change its regulatory scheme for carcinogens and other hazardous air pollutants. The modification, proposed by EPA in December 2006, would allow tightly regulated facilities that are major emitters of hazardous air pollutants to get reclassified into a less stringent control regime (C&EN, Jan. 1, page 18). EPA would allow the move if a facility were to reduce its air releases of any one . . .

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