Environmental Groups Targeting Upstream
18 July 2014Oil & Gas Financial Journal
The US Environmental Protection Agency, environmental groups, and other federal agencies are increasingly targeting upstream oil and gas operations. The unprecedented regulatory scrutiny and litigation includes: Sierra Club's "Beyond Natural Gas" campaign, EPA's ongoing review of greenhouse gas emissions, the National Enforcement Initiative for natural gas extraction activities, and the Bureau of Land Management's efforts to regulate hydraulic fracturing and emissions from venting and flaring activities.
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