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  • Executive Summary posted February 21, 2002 by Dana Joel Gattuso Executive Summary: Why the New Source Review Program Needs Reform: A Primeron NSR

    The Bush Administration is expected to introduce much-needed reforms of the New Source Review (NSR) program, the federal program that controls air emissions from industrial facilities. The Administration's ability to restructure the program and reform its perverse incentives will determine how rapidly the nation can meet its growing energy needs while controlling…

  • Backgrounder posted February 21, 2002 by Dana Joel Gattuso Why the New Source Review Program Needs Reform: A Primer on NSR

    The Bush Administration will soon introduce much-needed reforms of the New Source Review (NSR) program. NSR, adopted in 1977 in an amendment to the Clean Air Act (CAA), was intended to regulate air pollution from new "sources" by requiring newly constructed facilities and old facilities undergoing "major modifications" to go through extensive permitting requirements…

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