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EPA Faces Call To Include OLEM In 2019 Oil & Gas Wastewater Rule Decision

October 09, 2018
EPA's Office of Water (OW) plans to make a decision by the middle of next year on whether to amend its effluent rules for onshore oil and gas extraction to allow for increased discharge options, but environmentalists fear OW's decision may fail to coordinate with an upcoming waste office decision about the sector. Addressing the questions of how to best manage both conventional and unconventional oil and gas extraction wastewater from onshore facilities, including maximizing the use of produced water...

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