Tag Archives: MACT

Amid Pushback, US EPA’s Reversal on “Once In Always In” Policy Opens Door to Reduced Clean Air Act Obligations

On January 25, 2018, Bill Wehrum, the new Assistant Administrator of US EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, issued a memorandum to all Regional Air Division Directors rescinding US EPA’s historic “Once In Always In” (OIAI) policy for major sources under US EPA’s National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) program. Under the “Once In Always In” (OIAI) … Continue Reading

46 Industry Sources Could Face More Stringent USEPA Regulation, Is Yours One of Them?

On August 23, 2013, environmental groups represented by Earthjustice alerted USEPA in a 60 day notice letter that the groups intend to sue the Agency for its alleged failure to comply with Clean Air Act (CAA) §112(d) and §112(f) by failing to revise maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards for 46 source categories within eight … Continue Reading
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