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EPA/AR RIN: 2060-AS30 Publication ID: Fall 2014 
Title: ●Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Reconsideration of Remaining Provisions of New Source Performance Standards 
Abstract:

In 2012, the EPA promulgated the Oil and Natural Gas Sector: New Source Performance Standards. We received several petitions for administrative reconsideration of the rule. Certain time critical issues were addressed in a reconsideration EPA promulgated in 2013. When evaluating the additional issues raised in the petitions for reconsideration, we received significant additional information requiring further evaluation of potentially significant sources of emissions currently uncovered by the NSPS, including, completions of hydraulically fractured oil wells, liquids unloading, and leaks. This action will include regulation of additional sources deemed appropriate, and will address remaining implementation issues, such as monitoring and testing of storage vessel control devices.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 60   
Legal Authority: Clean Air Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/00/2015 
Final Rule  06/00/2016 
Additional Information: Docket #:EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0505
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Bruce Moore
Environmental Protection Agency
Air and Radiation
E143-05,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-5460
Email: moore.bruce@epa.gov

Steve Fruh
Environmental Protection Agency
Air and Radiation
109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code E143-05,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-2837
Email: fruh.steve@epa.gov