EPA Proposes Measurement Of Gas Emissions From Fracking

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Dec. 9 proposed revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) that would add calculation methods and reporting requirements for greenhouse gas emissions connected to hydraulic fracturing operations.

(Proposal available. Document #94-150113-014X.)

The EPA announced its proposal in the Federal Register.

Proposal

The proposal, specifically, calls for “revisions and confidentiality determinations” for the petroleum and natural gas systems source category of the GHGRP, including calculation methods and reporting requirements for greenhouse gas emissions from gathering and boosting...
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