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What does NAAQS stand for?

NAAQS stands for National Ambient Air Quality Standards

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Environmental Protection Agency to establish the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for five "criteria pollutants"--carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, sulfur dioxide and particulate matter.
According to the sponsors, the provision would focus on particular regulations, including national ambient air quality standards for particulate matter and ozone; new source performance standards for greenhouse gases covering utilities and refineries; and prevention of significant deterioration preconstruction review permits for greenhouse gases.