API warns against impact of EPA's proposed smog rules

05/30/2013 | Hill, The

A proposed Environmental Protection Agency rule that seeks to toughen standards for ozone pollution could stifle economic growth without improving public health, the American Petroleum Institute said. Several towns and cities have yet to fulfill a 2008 standard of 75 parts-per-billion, and any new proposals could affect businesses across the country, the group said. "These could be the costliest EPA regulations ever," said Howard Feldman, API's regulatory and scientific affairs director.

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