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Oil and Natural Gas Air Pollution Standards

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Documents from the April 2012 final rules

Final Response to Public Comments on Proposed Rule (PDF) (638pp, 4.5 MB) – (76 FR 52738). Oil and Natural Gas Sector: New Source Performance Standards and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Reviews. April 17, 2012

Background Supplemental Technical Support Document (PDF) (110pp, 991k) for the Final New Source Performance Standards. Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Standards of Performance for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Transmission, and Distribution. April 2012.

Documents from the August 2011 proposed rules

7/28/11 – Technology review memo (prepared for EPA) (PDF) (10pp, 327k) – Summarizes the results of a review to identify any developments in practices, processes, and control technologies for pollutant emission sources for the New Source Performance Standards for Oil and Natural Gas Production.

7/28/11 - Draft Risk Assessment for the Oil and Gas Production,and Natural Gas Transmission and Storage source categories (PDF) (826pp, 22.5 MB)

7/28/11 - Background Technical Support Document for Proposed Standards (PDF) (207pp, 2.5MB) - Provides information relevant to the proposal of New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for limiting VOC emissions from the Oil and Natural Gas Sector.

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