Industry CEOs Warn of Dire Economic Consequences from Proposed NAAQS Standards

Nov. 2, 2023 – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock on Nov. 1 joined leaders of over 70 other trade groups representing diverse businesses across the economy in urging the Biden administration to maintain the existing National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulate matter (PM2.5). In a letter to White House Chief of Staff Jeff Zients, the organizations warned that moving forward with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed revisions would jeopardize American jobs and risk substantial economic harm.