EPA Delays Key Part Of Sulfur Dioxide Rule

Law360, New York (August 3, 2012, 8:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will delay a critical part of its sulfur dioxide emissions standard for power plants and other sources for one year, saying Friday that it needed more time to determine which areas don’t comply with the rule.

In a Federal Register notice, the EPA said it would push back its deadline for identifying so-called nonattainment areas for the sulfur dioxide national ambient air-quality standard until June 2013, citing concerns over how to monitor emissions.

The move came two weeks after the EPA...
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