EPA Mulls New Economic Analysis For Air Regs

Law360, New York (February 5, 2014, 4:16 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said it would explore the use of economywide models to evaluate the costs, benefits and economic impact of its air regulations, in order to help determine what role economywide modeling should play in the agency’s rulemaking process.

In a Federal Register notice, the EPA, which has faced a barrage of industry and congressional criticism over the economic impact of its air rules, said it was developing an "analytic blueprint" of materials on the technical merits and challenges of using...
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