Description: Requests to EPA for reconsideration of final rule establishing emission standards, including methane restrictions, for new, reconstructed, and modified sources in the oil and natural gas sector.
Requests for Reconsideration of Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed and Modified Sources in the Oil and Natural Gas Sector
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 06/05/2017 Federal Register Notice Download EPA published notice of grant of reconsideration and partial stay. 04/18/2017 Response Download Requests for reconsideration granted. On April 18, 2017, EPA granted requests for reconsideration by oil and gas trade groups of the emission standards for new, reconstructed, and modified sources in the oil and natural gas sector and also agreed to postpone initial compliance dates, indicating that the petitions raised at least one objection concerning monitoring of fugitive emissions that related to provisions in the final rule that did not appear in the initial rule.