Power plants, factories, and refineries will be able to treat multiple changes at their facilities as a single project for the purpose of getting air pollution permits, as the EPA revives an action issued by the departing George W. Bush administration.
Businesses have long complained the air pollution permitting program, known as new source review, is overly complicated and stands in the way of making efficiency upgrades and installing updated pollution controls. Under the program, those types of changes trigger...
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(Updated with insight from Eric Boyd in sixth paragraph.)