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Ozone Standard Questioned
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Sep 2, 2015 12:16 PM CDT

COLUMBUS, Neb. (DTN) -- A proposed tightening of national ambient air quality standards for ozone either could be devastating to rural states like Nebraska or in the end mean little or nothing to farmers and ranchers, depending on which analyses you believe.

Industry representatives from manufacturing to public power testified Tuesday during a field hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in Columbus. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal would tighten the standard for the volume of particulate matter in the air from 75 parts per billion to between 65 and 70. Industry representatives argue such a standard ...

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