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Oil and Natural Gas Air Pollution Standards



August 3, 2016 - Small Business Compliance Guide now available for the 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and natural gas industry.
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July 8, 2016 - EPA has issued a voluntary Request for Information inviting all parties to provide information on innovative technologies to detect, measure and mitigate emissions from the oil and natural gas industry.
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EPA regulations for the oil and natural gas industry help combat climate change and reduce air pollution that harms public health. EPA’s regulations apply to oil production, and the production, process, transmission and storage of natural gas.

Basic Information - Information about emissions and the oil and natural gas industry.

Regulatory Actions - Links to proposed and final rules, fact sheets, and other rulemaking documents.

Technical Information - Technical information about the air toxics standards under review.

Methane - Addressing greenhouse gases and smog forming VOCs from the oil and gas industry.

EPA's Natural Gas Star Program - A flexible, voluntary partnership that encourages oil and natural gas companies, both domestically and abroad, to adopt cost-effective technologies and practices that improve operational efficiency and reduce emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas and clean energy source.


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