Environment & Climate Change

December 04 2017
Samuel B Boxerman EPA issues final attainment area designations for ozone NAAQS

USA - Sidley Austin LLP

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule addressing which areas of the United States are in attainment of the 2015 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). The agency found that 2,646 of the over 3,100 counties in the United States are in attainment of the ozone NAAQS. The EPA will continue to review the designation of the remaining counties.

Authors: Samuel B Boxerman, Terence T Healey, Kenneth W Irvin
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Samuel B Boxerman EPA issues NODAs regarding 2016 NSPS for oil and gas industry

USA - Sidley Austin LLP

The Environmental Protection Agency recently issued two notices of data availability in support of its proposed stays of various portions of the 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and gas industry (known as the 'Quad Oa' rule). The notices include a proposed two-year stay of the Quad Oa requirements and a proposed three-month stay to run during the gap between the publication and effective dates of the two-year stay.

Authors: Samuel B Boxerman, Terence T Healey, Kenneth W Irvin
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