EPA Agrees To Set PVC Plant Emissions Rules

By Leigh Kamping-Carder (November 5, 2009, 5:22 PM EST) -- As part of a settlement with the Sierra Club and two Louisiana advocacy groups, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency agreed Thursday to set standards to regulate emissions of harmful chemicals released during the production of polyvinyl chloride.

The agreement, still subject to court approval in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, requires the EPA to establish final PVC standards by July 29, 2011, and to set an initial rule no later than Oct. 29, 2010.

The EPA and plaintiffs the Sierra Club, Louisiana Environmental Action Now and Mossville Environmental Action Now said they had reached an agreement in...

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