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Oil, gas producers urge BLM to reconsider proposed rules

The Independent Petroleum Association of America on Monday urged the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to reconsider its approach and work with the industry on proposed rules to update, replace and codify three of its Onshore Oil and Gas Orders. The BLM’s proposed rules would result in substantial changes to the way U.S. onshore oil and gas operations are conducted ...

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Judge to consider request to suspend federal oil, gas rules

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — New rules for hydraulic fracturing and other petroleum industry practices on federal land are headed before a judge in Wyoming. Four states and two petroleum industry groups are suing the U.S. Interior Department, saying the rules announced in March are unnecessarily burdensome for oil and gas developers. The rules are set to take effect Wednesday. Colorado, North ...

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Here’s what the finalized Clean Water Rule says and why it’s causing controversy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Wednesday that they have finalized the Clean Water Rule, and it’s already causing an uproar in the industrial sector. In a press release, the EPA stresses that the new rule is specifically meant “to clearly protect from pollution and degradation the streams and wetlands that form ...

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