EPA Issues New Source Review Rule for Fine Particulate Matter

August 21, 2008
Katherine Vaccaro
The Legal Intelligencer

Industrial facilities in the Philadelphia are have long been acquainted with the air permitting requirements that result from the regiona's classification as "nonattainment" for purposes on the National Ambient Air Quality Standards, or NAAQS, for ground level ozone.  These requirements, imposed through the New Source Review permitting program, result in stringent controls and limits on emissiosn of nitrogen oxides or NOx, and volatile organic compounds, or VOC, for major sources.

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