Future Of Projects Under Revised Air Quality Standards
January 17, 2013, 12:16 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 12:16 PM EST) -- On Dec. 14, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized its rule tightening the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particles emitted by a wide variety of sources, including power plants, industrial facilities and gasoline and diesel engines. The EPA is also making certain changes to its prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) permitting program with respect to the NAAQS revisions.
The rule will become effective 60 days after its publication in the Federal Register, which is expected to occur in early 2013. The rule is...