Environment, Education, Energy: Policy to People

“States, Including Oklahoma, Urge EPA to Stay Out of Oil-Field Emission Regulation”

The oil and gas industry and the 13 attorneys general also say the EPA’s methane emission numbers are inflated, The Oklahoman reports.

The letter stated that “regulation of methane emissions from oil and gas facilities is not appropriate” and that methane emissions from oil and gas facilities are being controlled “in compliance with existing regulations implemented by producing states and as a result of voluntary industry efforts.” The attorneys general also asked that if the EPA disagreed, the federal government should at least include the producing states in the discussions.

Read more at: newsok.com

StateImpact Oklahoma is a partnership among Oklahoma’s public radio stations and relies on contributions from readers and listeners to fulfill its mission of public service to Oklahoma and beyond. Donate online.

About StateImpact

StateImpact seeks to inform and engage local communities with broadcast and online news focused on how state government decisions affect your lives.
Learn More »