EPA to unveil final Clean Air transport rule next week

Gina McCarthyGina McCarthyChemical disasters: EPA plan would keep us in the dark Obama administration strengthens efficiency standards for large trucks Science board pushes EPA to change major fracking report MORE, 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.