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Clean air agencies group's Becker urges more flexibility for states on Clean Air Act rules

Do states and local air agencies have enough flexibility to implement tighter air standards than what the federal government requires? During today's OnPoint, William Becker, executive director of the National Association of Clean Air Agencies, discusses the results of a new survey by his organization on state flexibility on Clean Air Act regulations. He also previews steps his group is taking to help states prepare for Clean Power Plan compliance and comments on the American Legislative Exchange Council's efforts to influence the future of the plan through model laws and regulations.