New York Attains Fine Particulate Standard

, New York Law Journal


In their Domestic Environmental Law Column, Christine A. Fazio of Carter Ledyard & Milburn and Ethan I. Strell, an associate director and Fellow at the Columbia Center for Climate Change Law, write: Fourteen years after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency adopted the first health-based standards for fine particulates, which are seen as having more harmful health effects, the EPA has now responded favorably to New York State's 2013 request for redesignation of the metropolitan area from non-attainment to attainment.

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