EPA Delays Enactment Of Stricter Smog Standards

Law360, New York (November 3, 2010, 2:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has postponed the implementation of stricter standards for smog levels, saying it intends to decide on the controversial new rules by the end of the year.

The EPA is “working hard” to settle on a standard for smog, known as ground-level ozone, but “completing this rulemaking is taking longer than anticipated,” the agency said in a statement Wednesday.

The agency initially expected to finish by the end of October but will now need until Dec. 31, it said in a Monday...
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