GHG Reporting Rules Pushed Back For Oil, Gas Cos.

Law360, New York (June 27, 2011, 5:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday proposed allowing oil and gas companies to continue using their current methods for measuring greenhouse gas emissions until the end of the year without seeking agency approval.

In a notice published in the Federal Register, the EPA said it would allow oil and gas operators to continue using unapproved best available monitoring methods, or BAMM, to calculate emissions from certain sources, and would extend the deadline for filing requests for approval through March 30, 2012.

The EPA issued a...
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