New Aggregation Rule Provides Clarity for Oil and Gas Industry

EPA recently finalized a rule that provides a measure of clarity and certainty for permitting sources in the onshore oil and gas industry. The new rule, published at 81 Fed. Reg. 35622 (June 3, 2016), defines and clarifies the meaning of the term “adjacent” for determining when separate surface sites and the equipment at those sites will be aggregated for permitting purposes. Normally, this applies to oil and gas production or storage facilities. Continue reading “New Aggregation Rule Provides Clarity for Oil and Gas Industry”

EPA To Consider Emission Reductions At Ports

EPA’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC) is considering a workgroup’s novel strategy document outlining voluntary efforts to cut emissions from U.S. ports. It is likely that the program will soon be recommended to EPA for adoption.
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