Tag: Air Toxics


Facility Seeks Modification for Emissions of Toxic Air

A Louisville facility is seeking a modification to the Environmental Acceptability Goals (EAGs) of the Strategic Toxic Air Reduction (STAR) program administered by the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District). The District has opened a public comment period from March 11, 2017 through April 10, 2017 and scheduled a public hearing in the Board […]


US Supreme Court Invalidates MATS for Power Plants

On Monday, June 29, 2015,  the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled 5-4 against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) implementation of Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (“MATS” /40 CFR Part 63 Subpart UUUUU ) rule that was promulgated in 2012 for electric utility steam generating utilities (EGUs). SCOTUS said the EPA incorrectly interpreted […]