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EPA Hearing Draws Robust Public Feedback on Proposed Air Quality Plan Actions

Dan Bross
A slide displayed on screen during the EPA hearing shows the time for action on the state air quality plan.

The Environmental Protection Agency held a public hearing in Fairbanks Wednesday to gather feedback on proposed rulings on a state plan to bring an area of Fairbanks and North Pole into compliance with federal fine particulate pollution regulations. The agency is looking beyond the primary culprit of wood smoke, and as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, heard a mix of frustrations from the public.