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The Nickel Report: Will Confluence Of Produced Water Issues Yield More Beneficial Use?
An interesting confluence of issues may facilitate the creation of an improved regulatory framework for the beneficial use of produced water from oil and gas operations.
United States
8 Mar 2019
EPA Finalizes Landmark Rules Targeting Methane Emissions From New And Modified Facilities
On May 12, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized new regulations that directly target methane emissions from the oil and natural gas sector.
United States
20 May 2016
Texas Railroad Commission Heightens Scrutiny Of Injection Wells Linked To Seismic Activity
The testing will be used to determine what, if any, regulatory action will follow.
United States
14 May 2015
Environmental Diligence: Tapping Local Knowledge In International Deals
Environmental due diligence helps to frame the potential risk of future liability from a M&A transaction.
United States
11 Nov 2013
Key Texas Environmental Legislation Highlights
A list of summaries of the new key environmental and energy resources laws.
United States
8 Jul 2013
New Air Emissions Standards For The Oil And Gas Industry
On April 17, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its long-expected revised air emission rules for the oil and gas sector.
United States
26 Apr 2012
Assessing & Allocating Environmental Risk In Acquisitions
Uncertainty underlies negotiating positions in all transactions. Limiting and allocating exposure to environmental risk increase the likelihood of coming to agreement and closing the deal.
United States
5 Jan 2012
EcoZone Blog: Draft Toxicological Review of Hexavalent Chromium: Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System
EPA published a 60-day public comment period on September 30, 2010 (75 FR 60454) for the external review draft human health assessment titled, "Toxicological Review of Hexavalent Chromium.
United States
8 Dec 2010
EcoZone Blog: Guidance on Planning, Implementing, Maintaining, and Enforcing Institutional Controls at Contaminated Sites
EPA's interim final guidance on Institutional Controls: A Guide to Planning, Implementing, Maintaining, and Enforcing Institutional Controls at Contaminated Sites addresses some of the common issues that may be encountered during the cleanup process and provides recommendations on how ICs can complement other response actions (such as engineered response action components) at a site.
United States
8 Dec 2010
EcoZone Blog: Workshops: Cumulative Mixtures Risk of Six Selected Phthalates
EPA is announcing that ICF International, an EPA contractor for external scientific peer consultation, will convene a panel of independent experts and conduct an external peer consultation workshop.
United States
8 Dec 2010
EPA Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules Expanded to Oil and Gas - Update
On November 8, 2010, the U.S. EPA finalized rules expanding EPA’s Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule applicable to the petroleum and natural gas industry.
United States
16 Nov 2010
EcoZone Blog: PSD Permitting Authority for GHGs
The public hearing is to provide the public an opportunity to present oral comments regarding EPA's proposed "Action to Ensure Authority to Issue permits under the Prevention of Significant Deterioration Program to Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Federal Implementation Plan.''
United States
30 Sep 2010
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