EPA to unveil final Clean Air transport rule next week

Gina McCarthy, assistant administrator at EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, said Thursday at a subcommittee hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee that the benefits of the regulations greatly outweigh the costs.

“They will dramatically improve public health, they are affordable and they are technologically achievable,” McCarthy said.

McCarthy said EPA will unveil the final transport rule next week. She added that the agency is slated to unveil ozone standards in July.

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