Ozone: EPA to propose most expensive regulation ever later this year

“If the standard is reduced to 60 parts-per-billion, as some of the EPA’s advisory committees have proposed, even “pristine locations” like Yellowstone National Park might not meet it.”

Read more at The Hill.


  1. The first question, as always, is “Where are the bodies?” Putting extra ozone into the lower atmosphere is probably something we could do without. We could also do without “health” standards that cost billions and improve health not at all, or can’t be shown to do so.
    As urban areas have improved air quality, we keep hearing that childhood asthma is increasing. That implies that we should let the air go back to 1950s standards to decrease the asthma. I don’t buy that, it’s just the trend of this kind of logic.


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