Looking into the new EPA recommendations to reduce pollution from Oil and Gas operators…
EPA has issued cost effective regulations to reduce harmful air pollution from the oil and natural gas industry, while allowing continued, responsible growth in U.S. oil and natural gas production. The final rules rely on proven technologies and best practices that are in use today to reduce emissions of smog-forming volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
The final rules are expected to yield a nearly 95 percent reduction in VOC emissions from more than 11,000 new hydraulically fractured gas wells each year. This significant reduction would be accomplished primarily through capturing natural gas that currently escapes into the air, and READ FULL ARTICLE
(See EPA’s goals in hosting 3 hearings to hear from concerned citizens as well as industry) Do you believe they accomplished what they set out to do?