BIDEN ADMINISTRATION SETS FEDERAL LIMITS ON INTERSTATE AIR POLLUTION
- Mar 17, 2023 11:08 am GMT
The following information was released by the
Today's action follows years of federal efforts to compel polluting upwind states to submit adequate state implementation plans with control measures that protect downwind state residents.
"This is a smart move that will save lives, reduce ER visits and asthma symptoms, and will continue to deliver health and economic benefits for years to come.
"This rule also shows
Today's action follows years of federal efforts to compel polluting upwind states to submit adequate state implementation plans (SIPs) with control measures that protect downwind state residents. In January of 2022,
The Good Neighbor rule for the first time will:
Impose emission limits on other industrial sectors beyond power plants including but not limited to incinerators, cement kilns, iron and steel mills, and industrial boilers, based on
Cover three western states that contribute to unhealthy smog levels in neighboring states to their east.
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