EPA Sends Revamped Combustion Engine Rule To White House

Law360, New York (April 12, 2012, 4:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday asked the White House to review a proposal to revise emissions standards for internal combustion engines, after agreeing to ease certain restrictions at the request of several energy consultants.

The EPA sent the Office of Management and Budget a reconsideration of its national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for reciprocating internal combustion engines, or RICE NESHAP, bringing the proposed changes closer to approval.

The agency issued a final RICE NESHAP rule in March 2010, limiting the amount of...
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