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OMB clears EPA's plan to withdraw oil & gas guide

February 20, 2018
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved EPA's plan to withdraw its control techniques guidelines (CTG) for limiting emissions of ozone-forming pollutants from the oil and gas sector, signaling the measure is poised to advance over the opposition of environmental groups. OMB completed review of a “notice of proposed withdrawal” of the the guidelines on Feb. 16, according to OMB's website. The CTGs, issued by the Obama EPA, offer a nonbinding but presumptive road map for...

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