Tag: smog pollution

Federal ‘Good Neighbor Plan’ Proposed to Reduce Downwind Smog

The EPA’s proposed “Good Neighbor” plan is expected to cut pollution from power plants and other industrial sources for millions of Americans living downwind of those sources. This type of pollution significantly contributes to ground-level ozone, or smog. The proposal relies on commonly used and affordable pollution controls to help 25 states fully resolve their […]

Northeastern States Sue EPA Over Transport Inaction

Six downwind northeastern states in the Ozone Transport Region (OTR) have filed suit in federal court asking that the EPA be ordered to take action on a December 2013 request that nine upwind states be added to the OTR. The designation would require that the added states develop plans to reduce the transport of pollutants […]