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NRDC Challenges Ohio’s NSR SIP

Posted in Environment
The Ohio Chamber, along with other statewide associations, formally requested a motion for leave to intervene in the Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) 6th Circuit appeal challenging Ohio’s New Source Review (NSR) State Implementation Plan (SIP). The NRDC is arguing that the rule violates the “anti-backsliding" provisions contained in the Clean Air Act. Motions to intervene… Continue Reading

Additional Stay for NSR Rule

Posted in Environment
Back on December 19, 2008, USEPA issued a final rule revising the requirements of the major NSR program regarding the treatment of fugitive emissions (‘‘Fugitive Emissions Rule’’). 73 FR 77882.  The final rule required fugitive emissions to be included in determining whether a physical or operational change results in a major modification only for sources… Continue Reading