Texas fights ozone rules in Permian Basin

Permian Basin ozone pollution from oil and gas could lead to lawsuit


Texas is putting up a fight with the Biden administration over the EPA’s ozone rules that could create stricter emission limits on the oil and gas operations of the Permian Basin.

Gov. Greg Abbott has started applying pressure on President Biden in opposition to the possible impact as federal regulators are moving ahead with their evaluation of the basin and whether it is in compliance with air quality standards set in 2015 reported Argus.

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