Industry says half the country can't comply with EPA's new ozone rule

September 18, 2015

If the rumors about the new ozone standards being considered by the Environmental Protection Agency are true, nearly half of the counties in the country will be out of compliance, according to an industry official.

Howard Feldman, senior director of regulatory and scientific affairs for the American Petroleum Institute, said Friday the scientific advisers at the EPA have recommended setting the new ozone limits at between 60 and 70 parts per billion.


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