EPA Rejects Part Of Fla. Ozone Emissions Plan

Law360, New York (October 31, 2013, 7:41 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday shot down a portion of Florida's Clean Air Act implementation plan for ozone emissions, finding the state proposed inadequate permitting standards for stationary sources and modification projects.

The state's proposed ozone plan needs more appropriate thresholds to determine which emitters are subject to prevention of significant deterioration, or PSD, permitting requirements for greenhouse gas emissions, according to a Federal Register notice published on the agency's website.

“Since the Florida state implementation plan currently does not provide adequate legal authority...
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