Wyo. Eyes Stricter Ozone Limit In Drilling Area

Law360, New York (June 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Wyoming environmental board is considering a request to impose more stringent ozone standards in Sublette County, an area of the state where gas exploration has flourished in recent years and, according to the rule’s proponents, contributed to higher ozone pollution.

On Wednesday, the Wyoming Environmental Quality Council heard arguments in favor of the petition, submitted by the Citizens United for Responsible Energy Development and the Upper Green River Valley Coalition, to reduce the allowable ozone level in the county from a national standard of 0.075...
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