A Possible Road Map For Regulating Oil And Gas Emissions

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 5:41 PM EST) -- The determination of whether air emissions from oil and gas operations are primarily regulated under state or federal permitting programs depends on whether the emissions from the “source” exceed one or more federal thresholds. If a threshold is exceeded, the facility qualifies as a “major source” and is subject to federal new source review, Title V permitting or both.

The permitting requirements for these federal programs generally demand more resources and time to complete, making it important for regulated facilities to understand which programs will apply....
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