31 May '17, 3pm

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News Releases from Headquarters › Air and Radiation (OAR) EPA Stays Oil and Gas Standards 05/31/2017 Contact Information: ([email protected] ) WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is following through on its commitment to stay portions of the 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and natural gas industry while the agency works through the reconsideration process. Using its Clean Air Act authority, the agency is issuing a 90-day stay of the fugitive emissions, pneumatic pumps, and professional engineer certification requirements from the 2016 rule. Sources do not need to comply with these requirements while the 90-day stay is in effect. EPA’s action is in line with President Trump’s Energy Independence Executive Order , which directed the agency to review the oil and gas rules. In June 2016, EPA issued updated standards for new, reconstructed ...

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