May 18, 2011 Articles

EPA Stays New Boiler MACT Standards

The EPA announced that it was staying indefinitely the effective dates for the new emission standards for boilers (MACT standards) that the EPA issued in February of this year.

By Karen Aldridge Crawford and Stacy Kirk Taylor – May 18, 2011

Facing opposition from a number of business groups and trade organizations and resistance from Capitol Hill, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Monday, May 16, 2011, that it was staying indefinitely the effective dates for the new emission standards for boilers (i.e. the boiler maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards) that the EPA issued in February of this year.


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