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Visibility and Haze

Emissions Trading Could Satisfy Best Available Retrofit Technology Requirements Under EPAs Regional Haze Program

On July 20, 2005, EPA proposed a new regulation that would give states the option to develop an emissions trading program to improve visibility in national parks and wilderness areas. EPA’s proposal outlines the process that a state or tribal governments would use to show that an emissions trading program could be used to meet the Clean Air Visibility Rule’s Best Available Retrofit Technology or BART Requirements. EPA will accept comments on the proposed rule for 45 days after it is published in the Federal Register.

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