TITLE

President Obama Directs EPA to Withdraw Proposal Lowering National Ozone Standard

PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
CoatingsTech;Oct2011, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on withdrawal of National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone (NAAQS) proposal made by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). President Barack Obama has asked the EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to withdraw the proposal as it could have lowered the ozone levels to 0.060 parts per million (ppm). The EPA has agreed to this request. The new regulation could cost 90 billion dollars as reported by the EPA whereas the compliance cost could reach one trillion dollars.
ACCESSION #
66912974

 

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