Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Ohio EPA Issues Final General Air Permit for Shale Gas Well Sites

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency recently issued a final general air permit for shale gas well sites.  The permit covers all emission sources involved in the production phase at an oil and gas well site including internal combustion engines, generators, dehydration systems, storage tanks and flares.  The permit includes emissions limits, operating restrictions, and monitoring, testing and reporting requirements.

Click here to read the Ohio EPA general air permit for shale gas well sites

Written by Dan McGraw, Research Assistant
February 1, 2012

1 comment:

  1. I have also found an article that outlines some of the potential changes that the EPA will enact to help reduce air pollution from drilling sites. If you are interested in reading further, here is the link. http://shalestuff.com/controversy-2/standards-control-air-pollution/

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