EPA Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC)

CASAC Discussions and Comments on the Agency's Proposed Rule for the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for Lead

EPA Designated Federal Officer (DFO):Fred Butterfield

Responsible Committee/Panel:CASAC Lead Review PanelA list of members can be found in the final report included in the Advisory Activity linked to this panel or committee.

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BACKGROUND
The CASAC Lead Review Panel will hold discussions concerning EPA's [ Proposed Rule for the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for Lead ] (released on May 1, 2008) and will provide its comments on this proposed rule to the EPA Administrator.

Section 109(d)(1) of the Clean Air Act (CAA) requires that the Agency periodically review and revise, as appropriate, the air quality criteria and NAAQS for the six "criteria" air pollutants, including ambient lead.