Environmental Protection Agency: Inclusion of Delaware and New Jersey in the Clean Air Interstate Rule
GAO-06-726R: May 10, 2006
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new rule on the inclusion of Delaware and New Jersey in the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR). GAO found that (1) the final rule includes Delaware and New Jersey in CAIR for fine particles based on EPA's assessment that the states contribute significantly to a downwind state's nonattainment, and (2) EPA complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.