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EPA agrees to reconsider oil and gas air toxics rule

October 11, 2017
EPA is granting petitions asking it to reconsider two provisions of the agency's 2012 national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for reducing air toxics from the oil and gas sector, reviewing its standards for small glycol dehydrators and its use of an “upper prediction limit” (UPL) in setting variable air toxics limits. In an Oct. 11 status report filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the agency say it will craft a...


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