On August 18, 2015, EPA released additional components of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. The four separate actions are intended to reduce greenhouse gases and other emissions from the oil and natural gas sector. The newly-released components include:
1) Additional New Source Performance Standards;
2) New Control Techniques Guidelines;
3) Proposed revisions to the regulatory definition of covered oil and gas equipment; and
4) A proposed Federal Implementation Plan for Indian Country New Source Review.
Each is discussed in turn.
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