Report: EPA is 10 years behind schedule on some emissions standards

06/28/2010 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The Environmental Protection Agency is running 10 years late on proposed emissions standards for a number of sources, including dry cleaners, gas stations and some chemical facilities, according to a report from the agency's inspector general. In response to the report, EPA officials said the missed deadlines are caused by budget constraints, pointing out how "air-toxics support has been cut over 70 percent" since 2001.

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