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Cattle graze in a pasture next to the Denka Performance Elastomer facility in LaPlace, Louisiana, where U.S. Environmental Protection Agency leader Michael Regan announced proposed regulations Thursday, April 6, 2023, for toxic air emissions. The federal government has sued Denka for failing to reduce levels of chloroprene, a known carcinogen, coming from the plant. (Greg LaRose/Louisiana Illuminator)

EPA wants to require fenceline monitoring for air toxins at chemical plants

BY: - April 6, 2023

LA PLACE — The nation’s top climate official came to a section of Louisiana known as “Cancer Alley” Thursday to announce the Biden administration’s proposed rules meant to reduce harmful industrial emissions and the risk they pose to communities that neighbor the sites that produce them. This was a return trip for U.S. Environmental Protection […]