EPN Articles Related To State Implementation Plans

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 /

S&P Global

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 /

Bloomberg Environment

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 /

Bloomberg Environment

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.