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EPA Issues Proposed MACT Standards for Industrial Boilers

By Mack McGuffey, Troutman Sanders LLP On April 29, 2010, EPA issued its long-awaited proposal for a new Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standard for industrial boilers. The rule, if finalized as proposed, will impose stringent emission limits and monitoring requirements on over 10,000...

Let a thousand lawsuits bloom: The CAA is this week's favorite target

As noted in prior posts, EPA has proposed national standards for mercury and other toxic pollutant emissions from power plants. See http://www.epa.gov/airquality/powerplanttoxics/ . Now Guam and 25 states have filed a challenge to the regulations. The EPA is under court order to finalize the so-called...