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WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – The Obama administration on
Wednesday proposed stricter curbs on ground-level ozone, a
pollutant linked to several serious health conditions, in a move
industry groups said would place a heavy burden on the U.S.
The Environmental Protection Agency said it would set
National Ambient Air Quality Standard between 65 and 70 parts
per billion concentration of ozone and consider public comments
on standards within a 60 to 75 ppb range.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing more stringent air quality standards for ground-level ozone, the main culprit in smog, the agency’s chief said on Wednesday.
Under deadline to release its proposal by Monday, the agency said it will seek a National Ambient Air Quality Standard between 65 and 70 parts per billion concentration of ozone, and take comment on standards within a 60-75 ppb range, EPA administrator Gina McCarthy said.