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EPA just delayed 30 environmental regulations created under Obama: Here's what that means

A&WMA Newswire—The Environmental Protection Agency published paperwork Wednesday to delay 30 environmental regulations created under the Obama administration until March 21. 

All 30 regulations were written into the Federal Register before President Donald Trump took office and were due to go into effect before March 21. 

NESHAPs A Glimpse into their Ongoing Revolution

The National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, or NESHAPs, are federal regulations that focus on the emissions of air contaminants that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers to have toxic health effects. Unlike several other EPA air pollution control programs, NESHAPs can affect sources that are newly constructed or previously existing, regardless of the emission unit requiring an air permit, and regardless of the size of the facility. 

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