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Obama Administration Responds to Pressure on Fracking, Revises Permitting Rules on Using Diesel Fuel in Gas Drilling

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EPA to Decide Legality of Mines on a ‘Case-by-Case Basis’By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON. D.C. — Too clear up a legal controversy about diesel fuel in methane gas mining, the Obama administration released revised rules on underground injection wells that use diesel fuels in hydraulic fracturing operations, commonly referred to as the controversial method of…

EPA Issues Final Air Rules for the Oil and Natural Gas Industry

by Glynn Wilson The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday issued the final regulations required by the Clean Air Act to reduce harmful air pollution from the oil and natural gas industry while allowing “continued, responsible growth” in U.S. oil and natural gas production. The final rules include the first federal air standards for natural…