Event: “Impacts of Ozone Regulations on Jobs In Our Community”


You may be interested in attending this event hosted by African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania,  National Black Chamber of Commerce, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm. A complimentary lunch will be served. You can register here.

In March 2008, the EPA lowered the 8-hour primary NAAQS for ozone to its current level of 75 parts per billion (ppb).  In November 2014, the EPA proposed lowering the ozone standard to a range between 65 to 70 ppb.  By court order, the Agency must finalize the standard by October 1, 2015.  There will be major impacts .  A panel of experts will discuss what’s in the proposed rule and some of the anticipated impacts.


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