Air quality standards


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Air quality standards

The level of pollutants prescribed by regulations that are not to be exceeded during a given time in a defined area.
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1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edison Electric Institute (EEI) President Tom Kuhn issued the following statement today on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).
In May, a federal court rejected industry challenges to EPA's new air quality standards.
The $2 billion ten-year package included continued funding for two major California clean diesel programs --the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program and AB 923 which supports local air district program to reduce diesel emissions," said Ezra Finkin, Policy Director of the Diesel Technology Forum.
Canadians will soon benefit from improved air quality, Environment Minister Peter Kent and Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced today, as a result of the new Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards (CQS).
Environmental Protection Agency has finalized an update to its national air quality standards for harmful fine particle pollution, including soot, a move health and environmental advocates heralded as "an important win for the American people and our environment.
setting ambient air quality standards for greenhouse gases.
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association is criticizing what it calls flawed and inconclusive science in an Environmental Protection Agency review of the national ambient air quality standards for "particulate matter" (i.
The Clean Air Act requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish national ambient air quality standards for six pollutants to protect public health and welfare.
Though bad air days were fewer, the valley remains in violation of federal air quality standards, as is all of Southern California from Kern County southward except for Santa Barbara County.
A non-attainment area is identified as a location where air pollution levels persistently have exceeded national air quality standards established by the Clean Air Act.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced a 90-day extension to the public comment period for its proposal on how best to implement any new standards that may result from recently proposed revisions to particulate matter (PM) air quality standards.

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