EPA To Review Air Pollution Rules For 28 Industries

Law360, New York (July 7, 2010, 5:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has settled a lawsuit by agreeing to review and revise hazardous air pollution rules for 28 types of industrial facilities, including pesticide production operations, lead smelters, aerospace facilities, shipbuilders and pharmaceutical plants.

Under a proposed consent decree lodged Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the EPA will look at and, if necessary, upgrade national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants being emitted by the 28 industrial sources, and it will also set residual risk safety...
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