EPA Poses Rollback On New Source Review Policy

Law360, New York (March 31, 2010, 6:30 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed revoking the New Source Review program's industry-friendly aggregation policy, citing worries that the policy may allow polluting industrial projects to be built without enough scrutiny.

The NSR program, which governs when industrial facilities must add pollution controls with new construction, tipped in industry's favor with the introduction of a looser aggregation policy in early 2009, as the Bush administration left office.

The EPA wants to go back to the old policy, in which projects were combined for permitting purposes...
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