EPN IN THE NEWS RELATED TO State Implementation Plans
US EPA’s Regional Haze Guidance Gives States More Room in Weighing Costs
August 22, 2019 / by
Zack Hale /
EPN member Janet McCabe, former EPA Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation, is quoted in S&P Global’s article about the recently released final regional haze guidance that gives states more leeway to weigh the cost of pollution controls against the visibility gains the equipment is expected to produce.
Former EPA Officials Fight N.C. Clean Air Act Exemption Effort (1)
August 6, 2019 / by
Andrew Ballard /
Janet McCabe, EPN member and former EPA Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation, and the Environmental Protection Network (EPN) were quoted in this article about EPN’s comments on the Region 4 proposal to modify exemptions from emissions requirements for startup, shutdown, and malfunction (SSM) events at power plants. A similar article appeared in S&P Global.
Former EPA Staffers Denounce Move to Exempt Texas From Air Rules
July 1, 2019 / by
Paul Stinson /
Janet McCabe, EPN member and former EPA Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation, was quoted in this article about the Region 6 proposed Texas State Implementation Plan (SIP) alternative interpretation that would grant immunity to industrial facilities for emissions during malfunction, startup, and shutdown.
EPA to Scrap 4 Obama-era Haze Plans
Sept 10, 2018 / by
Sean Reilly /
EPN member Janet McCabe, who served as acting air chief during part of the Obama administration, comments on the shift from federal to state implementation plans for four states under the regional haze program.