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Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC)

Climate Change Workgroup Membership and Charge to the Group

This workgroup is currently inactive.

The charge to the Climate Change Workgroup was to discuss and identify the major issues and potential barriers to implementing the (Prevention of Significant Detereoration (PSD) Program under the CAA for greenhouse gases.  The workgroup focused on the Best Available Control Technology (BACT) requirement, including information and guidance that would be useful for EPA to provide concerning the technical, economic, and environmental performance characteristics of potential BACT options. In addition, the workgroup identified and discussed approaches to enable state and local permitting authorities to apply the BACT criteria in a consistent, practical and efficient manner.

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