May Washington Update: Senate Hearing on Ozone Standards
Mintz Levin – Energy & Clean Technology Matters
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on May 23 focused on the Ozone Standards Implementation Act (S. 263) and the Ozone Regulatory Delay and Extension of Assessment Length Act (S. 452). Both bills are aimed at delaying implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s ground-level ozone standard. Hearing witnesses were Misael Cabrera, director, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality; Kyle Zeringue, senior vice president, Baton Rouge Area Chamber; Ahron Hakimi, executive director, Kern Council of Governments; Dr. Monica Kraft, former president, American Thoracic Society, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson; and Shawn Garvin, secretary, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.