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EPA Approves Louisiana Regional Haze Plan 12/15/2017

EPA Approves Louisiana Regional Haze Plan

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Under Agreement with Justice Department and EPA, ExxonMobil to Reduce Harmful Air Pollution at Eight US Chemical Plants 10/31/2017

Under Agreement with Justice Department and EPA, ExxonMobil to Reduce Harmful Air Pollution at Eight US Chemical Plants

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Baton Rouge area in attainment for ozone 03/31/2017

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality announces that on March 21, the Greater Baton Rouge redesignation to attainment became effective for the pollutant ozone. The area includes Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston and West Baton Rouge parishes.

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Baton Rouge's 2008 8-hour ozone nonattainment area re-designated to attainment status 12/15/2016

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency re-designated the Greater Baton Rouge Nonattainment Area (BRNA) to attainment for the 2008 8-hour ozone standard. The state of Louisiana submitted a request for EPA to re-designate the BRNA to attainment status and to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision containing a maintenance plan for the area. This is another milestone in Louisiana’s continuing effort to improve air quality.

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