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EnviroTech :: Environment
High Court Ends Bush’s Hopes on Key New Source Rule
May 9, 2007 | Kara Sissell
The Supreme Court has let stand a lower court ruling overturning a controversial Bush administration change to the Clean Air Act’s New Source Review (NSR) program. The change would have allowed facilities to replace up to 20% of certain units without installing upgraded pollution controls as long as the equipment was “functionally equivalent” to the old equipment. NSR requires facilities to install state-of-the-art controls when making “significant” plant modifications, and the 20% exemption would have been considered “routine...
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