Air Quality: EPA's 2012 Proposed Changes to the Particulate Matter (PM) Standard

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This report summarizes the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) June 2012 proposed changes to the particulate matter (PM) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) and includes comparisons with previous (1997) and current (2006) promulgated and proposed standards. Key actions leading up to the June 2012 proposal, and potential issues and concerns associated with the proposal to strengthen the PM2.5 annual standard, are also highlighted.

Creator(s): Esworthy, Robert
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 5, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Esworthy, Robert

Specialist in Environmental Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 5, 2012
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Description:

This report summarizes the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) June 2012 proposed changes to the particulate matter (PM) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) and includes comparisons with previous (1997) and current (2006) promulgated and proposed standards. Key actions leading up to the June 2012 proposal, and potential issues and concerns associated with the proposal to strengthen the PM2.5 annual standard, are also highlighted.

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43 pages.

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