Category Archives: Ozone

EPA Will Reconsider the Ozone NAAQS — What Is An Adequate Margin of Safety, Anyway?

On Friday, EPA announced that it was reconsidering its 2020 decision to leave the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone unchanged.  The reconsideration will be based on the existing record.  The notice does not identify any specific perceived flaws in the 2020 decision.  However, EPA stated that it:

will reconsider the decision to retain the ozone NAAQS in a manner that adheres to rigorous standards of scientific integrity.… More