On September 23, 2019, EPN submitted comments objecting to EPA’s proposal to change the designation of three areas of Texas from “non-attainment” of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for sulfur dioxide (SO2) to “unclassifiable” based on alleged errors in the initial designations. Sulfur dioxide is a hazardous air pollutant that can cause serious respiratory and fertility problems. If finalized, this action would set a very dangerous precedent for the use of error correction rather than redesignation to change an air quality designation.
Read a summary of the comments.
Read the comments.