Environmentalists falter in challenge of EPA cement plant emissions rule
- Published: Wednesday, 23 April 2014 14:11
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: Portland Cement Association, Washington, D.C.; CP staff
In a ruling on National Resources Defense Council v. EPA, the U.S. District Court for District of Columbia upholds major parts of an agreement the cement industry and Environmental Protection Agency reached on the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), under which producers will invest heavily in emissions treatment and controls equipment toward a 2016 compliance target.