A Primer On New EPA Emissions Programs For SO2, NOx
July 29, 2010, 1:37 PM EDT
Law360, New York (July 29, 2010, 1:37 PM EDT) -- Earlier this month the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed regulations to replace its Clean Air Interstate Rule. The EPA's proposed Transport Rule, which is expected to be published in the Federal Register in early August, would require 27 Eastern states and Washington, D.C., to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide and sulfur dioxide and an additional four states to limit emissions of only NOx.
The proposed emissions limits are intended to facilitate attainment and maintenance of National Ambient Air Quality Standards for fine particulate matter and ozone...