IG to recommend a fresh look at air toxics standards
EPA's inspector general is poised to recommend that the agency conduct fresh reviews of air toxics emissions standards for industries that emit two pollutants, according to a recent memo from acting air chief Joe Goffman.
Biden admin pushes plan to restore Calif. car rules waiver
As President Biden today formally heralded a goal of halving the United States' greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, two agencies are proceeding on a tag-team approach to restoring California's traditional authority to set its own stricter tailpipe emission standards.
Anger, hope trail IG's ethylene oxide probe
Outrage — coupled with a side of vindication and hopes for stricter regulation in the future.
Air quality improves, but equity concerns persist — study
A new analysis offers fresh evidence of the discriminatory impact of dirty air, even as a benchmark for one widespread pollutant showed marked improvement in recent years.
EPA advances plan to regulate possible carcinogen
In an 11-year odyssey that now spans three presidential administrations, EPA is again proceeding with a first-ever permanent addition to its list of regulated air toxics.