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APHA applauded the Environmental Protection Agency June 15 for proposing new national air quality standards for soot, saying the proposal would reduce pollution and save thousands of lives.
Updated federal air quality standards implemented in 2008 have also helped reduce ozone alert days in California and elsewhere.
Obama said that after careful consideration he had asked Environmental Protection Agency (EPA to withdraw draft Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards.
Ozone levels measured in Lancaster violated the stiff state air quality standard 22 days, the fewest bad air days since 1999 and the third best year since measurements began in 1976, records show.
EPA noted that the comment period for proposed revisions to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for PM will still close on April 17.
The Supreme Court finally cleared the way to proceed with the new air quality standards in February 2001, and within a few months, EPA analysts had readied an aggressive "straw proposal"--the plan they would initially bring to the bargaining table where Clear Skies would be hammered out--for reducing power plant pollution.
The Glover smelter has been in attainment with the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for more than 7 years (31 consecutive quarters), according to data collected by air monitors.
The EPA was granted authority to develop and enforce national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for outside air with the Clean Air Act of