September 2013

In this issue of EM, you will find several articles that highlight developments in U.S. programs for fine particles, emphasizing the PM2.5 National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

Inside This Month's Issue


Tackling Multipollutant Particles
by John Bachmann

California’s Success in Reducing PM2.5 Pollution
by Lynn Terry, Karen Magliano, and Ajith Kaduwela

Stumbling Through the PM2.5 SIP Process
by Jayme Graham

Residential Wood Combustion Or, Harvesting the “High Hanging Fruit”
by John Crouch

Also In This Issue

Opportunity Knocks for Air Regulators: FERC Order 1000
by Christopher James and Ken Colburn
The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Order 1000, Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities, provides state, local, and tribal air quality officials with significant new opportunities to ensure that air pollution issues are considered in the course of electricity system planning.

PM File: Use Project Audits to Improve Performance
by David Elam

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