EPA hearing focuses on proposed oil, gas rules

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Denver (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency is holding a
public hearing on its proposed rules for limiting air pollution at
oil and gas wells, including first-time regulations for wells that
are hydraulically fractured. At the hearing Wednesday in Denver, industry representatives plan to ask the agency to rethink its proposal and try to push back the Feb. 28 deadline for adopting final rules. Environmental groups plan to argue the proposal could go further. The epa published its proposal following a lawsuit by citizens
groups who said the agency had let existing rules languish, instead
of periodically reviewing them as required by the clean air act. The epa's first hearing on the proposal was Tuesday in Pittsburgh. Another is scheduled Thursday in Arlington, Texas.


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    The best thing that could happen for America is if these anti-business government hacks were dismissed!
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