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EPA/AR RIN: 2060-AS49 Publication ID: Spring 2015 
Title: ●Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Definitions of Low Pressure Well and Storage Vessel 
Abstract: This action will address a previously submitted public comment on "low pressure gas well" in 40 CFR part 60, subpart OOOO. The public comment at issue was received following the July 17, 2014, action titled "Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Reconsideration of Additional Provisions of New Source Performance Standards; Proposed Rule." EPA inadvertently missed this comment when it took final action on the "low pressure gas well" issue in the December 31, 2014, amendments. The December 31, 2014, amendments to the 2012 NSPS added language as part of provisions for tanks removed from service and returned to service. This language defined storage tanks "connected in parallel" or "installed in parallel" to a primary tank. The language grouped all such tanks as a single vessel with liquid throughput (and emissions) equal to the sum of the parallel tanks. EPA received administrative reconsideration petitions on this new language. This proposal will address this issue. 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 60   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. Clean Air Act   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  03/23/2015  80 FR 15180   
NPRM Comment Period End  04/22/2015 
Final Rule  06/00/2015 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  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
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-5460
Fax:919 541-0246

Steve Fruh
Environmental Protection Agency
Air and Radiation
109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code E143-01,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-2837