On May 22, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule requiring 36 states to revise their regulations governing emissions from sources during startup, shutdown and malfunction (SSM) periods, thus issuing a “SIP call” for each of those 36 states.  EPA’s 554-page notice was issued in a final action triggered by litigation brought by the Sierra Club and filed with the EPA Administrator on June 30, 2011.
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