Lacking Fixes, Oil & Gas Sector Unlikely To Use EPA Penalty Relief Policy

April 1, 2019
Correction Appended EPA did not address a series of industry concerns when it finalized its audit policy for the oil and gas sector, raising doubts that companies will take advantage of the penalty relief the policy provides for facilities that disclose and address violations, industry sources say. The sources say EPA’s unwillingness to address their concerns, including a requirement that they go beyond current regulatory requirements to win penalty relief, as well as the potential for “double...

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