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Startup, Shutdown, & Malfunction Emissions


On September 5, 2014, EPA issues supplemental proposal specific to "affirmative defense" provisions in state plans.

EPA and litigants have renegotiated the deadline for this final action from June 12, 2014 until May 22, 2015.

February 12, 2013 - EPA is proposing a rule that would ensure states have plans in place that require industrial facilities across the country to follow air pollution rules during times when the facility is starting up or shutting down, or when a malfunction occurs.

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