EPA Accepts Deadlines For Toxic Emissions Standard Redos

Law360, New York (February 24, 2014, 5:49 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has committed to rethinking the airborne toxicological potential of flares, liquid storage tanks and wastewater collection systems used in power plants, disposing of a lawsuit brought by an environmental group coalition, according to an agency notice published Monday.

In a May suit, four environmental groups led by Air Alliance Houston alleged that the EPA failed to review its formulations for calculating emissions from volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide for the three products at least every three years as...
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