US EPA Could ‘Split’ Permitting Changes from Coal Plant Rule, Air Chief Says

EPN member Joe Goffman, former EPA Associate Assistant Administrator for Climate and Senior Counsel in the Office of Air and Radiation, is quoted in this article about the EPA, as part of its proposed Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, waiving New Source Review (NSR) permitting requirements for coal-fired power plants seeking to make efficiency upgrades known as heat-rate improvements that are not projected to result in an hourly emissions rate increase.