EPA Pushes Back Deadline Over GHG Reporting Method

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 8:01 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday it was extending a deadline for oil and natural gas facility operators to seek a reprieve from using new parameters for calculating greenhouse gas emissions from certain sources.

In response to industry concerns, the EPA is pushing back an April 30 deadline for operators to request permission to continue using “best available monitoring methods,” or BAMM, to estimate emissions from certain sources, according to a notice in the Federal Register. The new deadline is July 31.

The EPA said...
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