Health Groups Urge Biden EPA to Reconsider Ozone Air Standards

June 22, 2021, 9:25 PM

The EPA should reconsider national air rules for ground-level ozone pollution, a coalition of health groups told the agency in a letter Tuesday.

The groups thanked Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan for picking up the mantle on particulate matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards, but also want ozone NAAQS added to their list.

  • The agency announced this month that it will reinstate the specialized panel to assist its clean air science committee in reviewing data on particulate matter NAAQS.
  • The coalition wants the EPA to act on “stated priorities” by updating both sets of air standards by “Winter 2022/Spring ...

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