EPA Adamant That Air Standards Reviews Get Done by December 2020

July 26, 2019, 9:10 PM

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler won’t budge from his insistence that the agency’s science advisers complete reviews of federal air quality standards for ozone and particulate matter by December 2020, despite their pleas for more time.

Wheeler directed the seven advisers in a July 25 letter to complete the review of national ambient air quality standards for fine airborne particle pollution by December 2020 and to continue progress on the standards for ozone, due at the same time.

The seven advisers that make up the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee had urged Wheeler to give them more time ...

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