Grinding to A Halt takes a detailed look at the challenges Las Vegas will face in meeting EPA’s proposal to tighten ozone standards to 65-70 parts per billion, and the projects that could be delayed if the region fails to comply. Under the Clean Air Act, the federal government is authorized to withhold transportation funding and halt permitting for highway and transit projects in regions unable to demonstrate compliance with emissions rules. The deadline for demonstrating conformity with the new rules will be 2018, and the Las Vegas region is among many areas across the country expected to have great difficulty complying.
What does a #CleanerStronger future look like? Technological breakthroughs are rapidly transforming the power of today to better the lives of all of us. We’re taking a closer look at these revolutionary technologies through our #EnergyInnovates series: https://t.co/njWYA824DB
Stay Up to Date on Energy in Your Backyard
Subscribe to the Energy Tracker to receive the latest updates.
Subscribe to the Blog
Receive the Global Energy Institute's latest articles in your inbox.