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Oil, Gas Industry Cautiously Welcomes EPA’s Novel Ozone Trading Plan

August 16, 2019
Oil and gas industry groups are cautiously welcoming EPA’s tentative plan to establish a novel emissions trading program for oil and gas drilling operations in Utah’s Uinta Basin to curb high ozone levels, but local leaders warn the plan should not distract from pursuing what they say are other urgent measures to reduce pollution. In comments submitted to EPA ahead of an extended deadline of Aug. 7, oil industry groups welcome EPA’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) that floats...

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