02/13/2019 - Joseph Goffman

US EPA could ‘split’ permitting changes from coal plant rule, air chief says

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Joseph Goffman, senior legal counsel in the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation in the Obama administration, said in a Feb. 12 interview that the agency is likely considering the NSR changes as a separate action to reduce legal risk as it seeks to finalize a replacement to the Clean Power Plan. “Proposing the NSR changes separately, to some degree, reduces the vulnerability of a final ACE,” he said.

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