Obama withdraws EPA's ozone proposal

09/2/2011 | Washington Post, The

The Environmental Protection Agency's draft rules for stricter ozone standards were withdrawn by President Barack Obama today. "Work is already under way to update a 2006 review of the science that will result in the reconsideration of the ozone standard in 2013. Ultimately, I did not support asking state and local governments to begin implementing a new standard that will soon be reconsidered," Obama said.

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