Pa. Regulators Plan Hike To Air Emission Fees

Law360, New York (January 23, 2013, 5:37 PM EST) -- In a move that would likely affect energy producers in the state, the Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board on Tuesday released proposed increases to the annual emission fees charged per ton of air pollutants released by certain industrial facilities from $56 per ton to $85 per ton.

The board said the increase is needed to pay administrative costs of the state's permitting and inspection program under Title V of the Clean Air Act.

“Title V annual emission fee revenues collected are no longer sufficient to cover program...
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