EPA To Delay Cement Kiln Compliance While Revisiting Rule

Law360, New York (May 7, 2012, 3:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a proposed settlement with a cement industry group over a rule regulating emissions from cement kilns, agreeing to rework standards and delay existing source compliance until 2015, the EPA announced Monday.

The agreement comes five months after the D.C. Circuit found that the EPA acted arbitrarily and capriciously by finalizing one set of standards under the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, even though it was still developing a definition that could reclassify some cement kilns as commercial...
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